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CRJ201 - Theories of Juvenile Delinquency
In this course, students analyze current sociological and psychological factors contributing to delinquent behavior that occurs during the period between childhood and adulthood. Specific aspects addressed include law, race, gender, geography and socio-economic status within the context of juvenile delinquency. Finally, issues such as restorative justice versus punitive justice will be discussed in terms of how maturity impacts decision making and impulse control.
Theories of Juvenile Delinquency
Credit Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Lecture Hours: 3