May 25, 2018  
2014-2015 Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 382 - Juvenile Delinquency.


SOC 100 . (3).

Sociological approach to juvenile delinquency; analysis of social context shaping and continuing to define delinquent behavior and response to it; impact of race, class and gender on who is perceived and processed as delinquent.  Social scientific theories about causes of delinquency and methods used to gather information about delinquent youth analyzed in terms of policy implications.  Three main social institutions dealing with troubled youth (police, courts and corrections) . Offered infrequently.



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