Sep 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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CJ 326 - Juvenile Justice


This course explores the nature and causes of juvenile crime (“juvenile delinquency”) and how society responds to, and seeks to prevent, such crime. Subjects covered include defining and measuring delinquency, individual risk factors and environmental influences associated with delinquency; theories regarding the causes of juvenile delinquency; the juvenile justice system, and how it compares to, and differs from, the adult criminal justice system, including the juvenile court and correctional systems.

Credits: 3



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