This course provides a foundation for the theoretical, conceptual and policy considerations related to crime and justice in Canada. Students will be introduced to the main theoretical approaches to understanding crime (classical, positivist and critical theories), and the various ways in which each has shaped criminal justice policy in Canada. These issues will be brought together through an in-depth analysis of one or two current topics.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:2 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1