JUS 235 - American Correctional Institutions

Credit Hours: 3

The focus of the course is on the institutionally-based aspect of the correctional system. The historical responses to crime and delinquency, theories underlying those responses, the impact of imprisonment, and measures used to evaluate the effectiveness of incarceration are highlighted. The degree to which the variables of sex, race and social class influence correctional policy is also addressed. 


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