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2011-2012 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
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SOC 272 - Youth, Social Policy, and the Criminal Justice System


Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
Theoretical amd empirical analyses of the social forces that bring youth in contact with the juvenile justice system in the United States. Topics include: defining juvenile crime and deliquency; identifying structural and cultural sources of youth incarceration; assessing the effectiveness of alternative preventive and social control strategies; and analyzing the broader social consequences of incarceration. Students will conduct diagnostic and evaluative research on related topics.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
(Formerly Sociology of Juvenile Corrections.)






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