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Social Science

Juvenile Delinquency
Fall 2018


graphic of child in prison


An introduction to the issues, including an examination of definitions of childhood; the rules that define delinquency; historical and contemporary reactions to delinquent behavior; diverse and conflicting models of delinquency causation; and an overview of the changing systems of juvenile justice. 

Cross-listed with SOC 236. Prerequisites: None.
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CJ 236 • Tuesdays & Thursdays • 10-11:50 am