CJS 258: A History of Criminology

Prerequisite: CJS 205

The history of criminology through a study of the theorists who comprise the field's three dominant schools of thought: Classical Criminology, Positivism and Critical Criminology. Students will be introduced to critical deconstructions of each paradigm through a fourth school of thought: Anti-Colonial Criminology. The historical and political contexts of each theory and theorist will be emphasized to highlight the impact criminology has on policy, society and human relations.

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3.00 credits
Section 7101: Undergraduate Lecture
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Location: Online

Class: #14038

2nd 7 Week Session - Spring
Mar 15, 2021 - Apr 30, 2021

Cost: $
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