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CRIM 210

CRIM 210 Law, Youth and Young Offenders
3 Credits

This course introduces students to the study of young offenders and delinquency through a discussion of trends, patterns, and theories of behavior. The course looks at the Youth Criminal Justice Act, its implications for young offenders and the public's growing concern about youth crimes. The main theories of 'delinquency' will be reviewed in conjunction with a review of the programs and services to deal with young offenders. The latter part of the class looks at controverisal issues such as sexual abuse and prostitution, substance abuse and delinquency, runaway and homeless youth, and aboriginal youth in the criminal justice system. (3,0,0)

Any 100 or 200 level CRIM course

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