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2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 532 - History of American Criminology and Penology

The course traces the history of American criminology and penology from colonial times to the present, including the origins of criminology in the Enlightenment, the rise of the penitentiary, nineteenth- and twentieth-century prison reform, the invention of juvenile delinquency, the evolution of criminology from the classical and positive schools to the present, the rise and fall of the medical treatment model for criminals, crime and punishment of women and minorities, the relationship between prisons and schools as institutions of social control, and the debate over capital punishment in America.

Credits: (3)

Pr.: Sophomore standing.

When Offered
II, in alternate years

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