Oct 15, 2018  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

CRM 204 - Sociology of the Prison

Three Credits
Spring Semester

Particular stress is placed on basic structure of American prisons - their purposes and their effects. Focal questions include: Who goes to prison? What happens to those imprisoned? What happens to those released from prison? Prison policy development and implementation with regards to current criminological theory and research and current public opinion are discussed as a central concluding theme.

Prerequisite(s): CRM 120  or CRM 201 .