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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRIM 411 - Violence and Social Control in U.S. History and Society

This course examines the nature and reaction of violence and deviance as well as the dynamics of institutions of social control. Students also study a range of violence (ethnic, political, economic, interpersonal), a range of demands (moral reform, segregation) and a range of institutions (police, militia and asylums). Its concerns are historical, sociological and practical.

Credits: 3