CRIM 3010: Criminal Violence
Lecture - 4 credits
- Surveys the trends, nature, patterns, and causes of criminal violence.
- Blending sociological and psychological perspectives on violent criminal behavior, focuses on serial and mass murder, sexual predators, youth and school violence, violence among intimates and family members, as well as the impact of media and entertainment violence.
- The effectiveness of various criminal justice responses are also examined including intervention strategies, police tactics, gun control, incarceration, and capital punishment.
Surveys the trends, nature, patterns, and causes of criminal violence. Show more.