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2021-2022 Catalog
CCJ 5066: Poverty and Crime

Course Description for Poverty and Crime

CCJ5066: Poverty and Crime

Description: This course explores the relationship between poverty and crime, particularly in terms of theory and research about social class inequalities and contexts that enable criminogenic conditions. Public discourse about socio-economically marginal groups, the role this discourse plays in politics and policy creation about crime, and the effects on those in poverty will be examined.