2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2024  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 4530 - Families and Intergenerational Crime

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

Focuses on the family as the primary institutional mechanism of social control. The course is structured around social learning theory and explores the relationships between exposure to childhood violence and violence in dating relationships during adolescence and later violent marital relationships. The “cycle of violence” is also discussed in terms of the impact of early childhood violence on juvenile delinquency, adult criminality, and violent behavior in general. Prer., Sophomore standing.



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