2012-2013 Catalog 
    
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GOVT 181 CM - Crime and Public Policy

Assesses the nature and adequacy of government’s response to the crime problem in the United States. Specific topics include the extent and nature of the problem; the response of police, prosecutors and courts; the nature and extent of punishment imposed for criminal behavior; the philosophic basis for punishment; the role that public opinion does and ought to play in guiding criminal justice policy; and the performance of representative institutions in meeting the crime problem.

Prerequisite: GOVT 020 CM 

Offered: Every other year

Credit: 1

Course Number: GOVT181 CM