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2022/2023 University Catalog 
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SOC 543 - Police, Courts, and Corrections: The Sociology of Crime and Punishment

Units: 3

Prerequisite(s): SOC 101 .

Historical sociology of the American criminal justice system. Development and functions of police, criminal courts, prisons, parole, and probation. Theories and ideologies of punishment and rehabilitation. Review of contemporary research.