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CCJ 411 - Crime Myths and Moral Panic

Campus: Springfield


This course introduces students to the societal myths that exist regarding criminal behavior. More specifically, students will learn how crime myths impact the decision making process of law enforcement, policy makers, and the general public. Specific emphasis will be placed on the critical analysis of how the social institutions of government and mass media proliferate the construction and growth of these crime myths.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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