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2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JUS 2310 - Theories of Justice Studies

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is an introduction to selected classical and contemporary theories of justice, with an emphasis on alternative conceptions of social and criminal justice, and on the origin, nature, and causes of crime. This course will examine the social, cultural, and political forces that influence society’s perceptions of the characteristics of criminals in the society. The course will also examine various conceptions of inequality and of the crucial role it plays in a society’s understanding of crime and its response to criminal behavior
Banner Schedule: Fall