Introduction to Criminology

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CRIM 100 910
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UMBACH, REBECCA

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This course presents a broad overview of the study of crime. In this class, we will examine the historical foundations of crime and criminology, seminal theories on the etiology of crime, and how criminal justice policies have evolved over time. In addition to the textbook, this class will use complementary seminal and contemporary papers to provide contextual examples of how people have approached the study of crime. Classes will consist of lectures as well as informal discussions.

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