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Griffiths, Elizabeth. 2010. “CRIMINOLOGY -- SOC 249”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The major purpose of this course is to introduce students to the various theories used to explain crime, as well as, to examine the nature, extent, and causes of crime in American society. We will consider how crime is defined and measured, explore the criminalization of deviance, and discuss various types of crime and criminality. The bulk of this...

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