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Goals: To introduce students to the field of victimology through research, theory, history, policy and exploration of victims’ roles in the criminal justice system and society. Content: This course examines research on victimization including trends and rates of ocurrence, current theoretical explanations of victimization, the history and development of the crime victims’ rights movement in the United States, policies aimed at helping victims, and consequences of victimization for victims and society. Prerequisite: CJFS 1120 or LGST 1110 or PSY 1330 or SOC 1110, or instructor permission. Credits: 4 credits
Greenman, Sarah, "CJFS3730-01.Victimology.Sp15.Greenman,Sarah" (2015). Syllabi. 4645.