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CRJU 425 - Comparative Crime and Deviance

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: CRJU 341 and CRJU 410
This course examines crime, law and deviance in comparative perspective. Among the topics covered will be the logic of comparative research problems of cross-national data, violent crime, economic and political crime, transnational corporate crime, underdevelopment and crime, social control and conflict resolution, and criminal justice and penal policies. The course also focuses on crime in relation to age, gender, race and class. The comparative materials are used to reflect on problems of crime and the criminal justice system in the United States. Offered alternate spring semesters.