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Violence and Communities
This course explores a variety of issues related to the topic of communities in terms of denoting both geographic space and social networks and crime. Students will critically evaluate such topics as the stereotypes associated with and representations of certain communities, the spatial distribution of violent crime, gentrification and crime, the effects of policing and punishment on communities, and the efficacy of area-based crime prevention initiatives that are currently popular in many North American jurisdictions.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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