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Juvenile Delinquency

Course Number: 
SOC-312
Minimum Credits: 
3
A course examining the historical societal response to delinquency and the types of behavior defined as delinquent. Also examined are theories of causation, the family and delinquency, gang delinquency, the school and delinquency, police handling of delinquency, detention and juvenile court treatment. Prerequisite: Sociology 109.