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  Criminology Courses - University of Central Lancashire
Criminology as a discipline attracts students who are interested in crime and are concerned about how crime is defined, perceived as a problem and managed in modern society.
Criminology offers a rigorous and comprehensive academic framework for examining and analysing concerns of contemporary relevance and for investigating the nature of crime and criminality in the world today.
Criminology modules are delivered by various methods, from traditional large group lectures to smaller informal sessions and by the use of audio-visual material analysed in small groups.
www.uclan.ac.uk /courses/ug/subjects/criminology.htm   (214 words)

 Criminology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Template:Criminologies Criminology is the scientific study of crime as an individual and social phenomenon.
Criminology is an interdisciplinary field in the behavioural sciences, drawing especially on the research of sociologists and psychologists, as well as on writings in law.
Marxist Criminology, Conflict Criminology and Critical Criminology claim that most relationships between State and citizen are non-consensual and, as such, criminal law is not necessarily representative of public beliefs and wishes: it is exercised in the interests of the ruling or dominant class.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Criminology   (1268 words)

 Programmes in Criminology
Criminology is the study of criminal behavior, its causes and consequences, and the way in which society responds to those who have been identified as criminal.
The criminology major is designed for arts students who plan to work in a variety of capacities throughout the criminal justice system or the broader network of public safety in the area of policy development and program evaluation.
By combining a concentration in criminology with a broad background in the liberal arts, students are challenged to develop a conceptual framework that places the knowledge of criminology in a broader context.
www.stthomasu.ca /prospective/programmes/crim.htm   (1333 words)

 Welcome to Criminology
Criminology is a field of critical interdisciplinary inquiry which focuses on the analysis of crime, criminality, social control and regulation, and the criminal justice system.
Interdisciplinary in nature, the theoretical and methodological approaches central to criminology complement and are complemented by a number of disciplines, including anthropology, history, political science, sociology, philosophy, and psychology.
All Criminology majors are required to complete the program core, which is designed to ensure that each student has a firm grounding in the basics of criminology.
www.arts.yorku.ca /sosc/criminology   (1200 words)

 critcrim.org | Division on Critical Criminology - American Society of Criminology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Foster research and theory development in the field of critical criminology, which is widely recognized as one of the major paradigms in criminology.
Criminology at the University of Alberta is one of Canada's foremost research centres on crime, law and governance.
The undergraduate Criminology program is a highly successful competitive-entry program that, for over twenty years, has provided students with both the formal education and hands-on training required for entry into careers in the criminal justice system, the civil service, and many other professions.
www.critcrim.org   (1707 words)

 Maryville University - Criminology Program
The Criminology degree, founded in the discipline of Sociology, integrates theory, research, policy and practice and reflects national and international concerns.
The mission of Maryville’s Criminology program is to unite the University’s core liberal arts education with an understanding and appreciation of the theoretical and methodological foundations of Criminology.
Criminology students are required to complete 38 credit hours of coursework in their major.
www.maryville.edu /academics/lp/Criminology   (577 words)

 American Society of Criminolgy - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Criminology: An Interdisciplinary Journal is an official publication of the American Society of Criminology.
The most recent journal rankings from the Institute for Scientific Information identifies Criminology as the leading professional journal in the field of criminology (first out of 22), sixth of 96 in the field of sociology, and 29th of 101 in the field of law.
Criminology and Public Policy is a peer-review journal devoted to the study of criminal justice policy and practice.
www.asc41.com /publications.html   (621 words)

 Journals in Criminology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The British Journal of Criminology is one of the most influential journals in its field in the English speaking language.
It is widely consulted by academics and researchers in criminology, probation and social work, and by professionals concerned with law, criminal justice, and penology.
World Wide Criminology is a multi-disciplinary journal that publishes contributions concerning the study of social origins of criminal law, the administration of criminal justice, criminal activity's, the causes of criminal behavior.
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 Criminology at Valpo : Department of Sociolgy & Criminology : Valparaiso University
Each year Valpo Sociology and Criminology students are encouraged to participate in any one of a broad number of internship opportunities.
The study of criminology at Valparaiso University is situated within the broader liberal arts tradition that strives to foster social awareness and a global perspective.
In our criminology courses, we invite students to consider theories about why individuals engage in delinquent and criminal behavior, the structure of the justice system, and the ways in which social structure influences both involvement in crime and the functioning of the justice system.
www.valpo.edu /socio/criminology   (312 words)

 Criminology degree courses - Undergraduate 2007 - University of Kent
Criminology degree courses - Undergraduate 2007 - University of Kent
The Law and Criminology pathway qualifies you for training as a solicitor or barrister.
Criminology can only be studied as a joint honours degree.
www.kent.ac.uk /studying/undergrad/subjects/criminology.html   (439 words)

 The Criminology Mega-Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Criminology is an advanced, theoretical field of study.
Not too long ago, criminology separated from its mother discipline, sociology, and although there are some historical continuities, it has since developed habits and methods of thinking about crime and criminal behavior that are uniquely its own.
Criminology has many Perspectives, Approaches, and Theories, and most of the academic resources available on the Internet are simply lists like this.
faculty.ncwc.edu /toconnor/criminology.htm   (1502 words)

 Criminology - Journal Information
Criminology is devoted to crime and deviant behavior.
Criminology's content also includes articles which review the literature or deal with theoretical issues stated in the literature as well as suggestions for the types of investigation which might be carried out in the future.
The Criminology of Genocide: The Death and Rape of Darfur
www.blackwellpublishing.com /journal.asp?ref=0011-1384&site=1   (163 words)

 Amazon.com: Criminology (NAI text alone): Books: Freda Adler,Gerhard O. W Mueller,William S Laufer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This leading text for courses in Criminology is known for its lucid style, student-oriented approach, and its interdisciplinary global perspective.
She has served as the President of the American Society of Criminology and as a criminology advisor to the United Nations, as well as federal, state, and foreign governments.
Criminology is the scientific study of the making of laws, the breaking of laws, and society's reaction to the breaking of laws.
www.amazon.com /Criminology-text-alone-Freda-Adler/dp/0072559519   (949 words)

 Criminology (BA Hons ? Single, Joint)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Criminology degree gives you an environment in which to study crime and deviance and their social regulation and control.
Introduces you to the major traditions and themes of criminology, as well as providing the opportunity for you to develop study skills appropriate to degree-level work.
A degree in criminology is useful in a variety of professions including policing, social work, the probation service, victim support services, community safety and local authority research.
www.londonmet.ac.uk /ug-prospectus-2006/courses/criminology.cfm   (504 words)

 Criminology Major - Capital University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Criminology is the science that studies crime and criminal behavior, the causes of crime, the definition of criminality, and the social reaction to criminal activity.
The criminology major is anchored in the field of sociology, therefore, students are required to complete course work in both criminology and sociology.
The fundamental goal of an undergraduate education in psychology, sociology or criminology is to teach students to think like scientists about individual and social behavior.
www.capital.edu /Internet/default.aspx?pid=1612   (896 words)

 Department of Sociology & Criminology UWG
The Department of Sociology and Criminology is committed to high quality instruction, research, and service activities that are exemplary contributions to the Vision and Mission of the University of West Georgia.
The Department embraces academic freedom in the conduct of its faculty, as well as the philosophy and objectives of liberal arts education through its contributions to general education and the core curriculum.
Its undergraduate programs in sociology and criminology seek to provide students mastery of basic academic subject matters along with the learning skills necessary for enrichment and continued success in academic and workplace environments following graduation.
www.westga.edu /~soccrim   (218 words)

 Criminology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Introduces the field of criminology through the examination of historical data, statistical information, theories of criminal causation, social control of behavior, development of laws, evaluation of criminal justice system policies, procedures, and trends.
Students learn the terminology of the field, gain an awareness of the methods of inquiry utilized in the field, and have the opportunity to examine personal attitudes and values regarding crime and responses to crime.
An overview of prominent ethical issues facing professionals in criminology and criminal justice, with an emphasis on encouraging individual students to explore their own ethical and moral systems and how they make ethical/moral decisions.
www.iup.edu /registrar/catalog/course/crim.shtm   (1435 words)

 Malaspina University-College Criminology Department
Criminology is an interdisciplinary science that focuses on law and its interpretation by the courts, patterns in crime, the explanation of deviant and criminal behaviour, and society’s reaction to law-breaking.
Students in the second year of the Diploma in Criminology program may apply, conditional on successful completion of the required courses by June 1.
Students must take all upper-level Criminology courses and PHIL 465 in the semesters in which they are offered.
www.mala.ca /crim/index.asp   (557 words)

 Indiana State University: Distance Learning
The Department of Criminology offers the master of arts and the master of science degrees for academic criminologists and criminal justice professionals.
The master of arts is a 33-hour program designed for students who intend to continue their graduate studies toward the doctorate in criminology, criminal justice, or other fields.The emphasis of this program is research.
The master of science is a 36-hour program designed for students who intend this as their terminal degree (or for persons who plan to attend law school).
www.indstate.edu /distance/crim-masters.html   (470 words)

 Critical Criminology Journal
Critical Criminology is the official journal of the American Society of Criminology’s Division on Critical Criminology.
The editors of Critical Criminology: An International Journal are seeking manuscripts that deal with questions of social, political and economic justice.
Critical Criminology is the official journal of the Division of Critical Criminology in the American Society of Criminology.
www.paulsjusticepage.com /critical-crim-journal.htm   (534 words)

 WebLaw - Criminology
The Australian Institute of Criminology is the national focus for the study of crime and criminal justice in Australia and for the dissemination of criminal justice information such as statistics, research, conferences, publications and news.
Abstracts of articles in the British Journal of Criminology, which is consulted by academics and researchers in criminology, probation and social work, and by professionals concerned with law, criminal justice, and penology.
The primary aim of the journal is to publish international, scholarly and peer-reviewed criminology articles of the highest standard from many areas of expertise including the criminal justice system,...
www.weblaw.edu.au /weblaw/display_page.phtml?WebLaw_Page=Criminology   (2037 words)

 Albright College Student Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The criminology track exposes students to the sociological perspective through study of the methodology of the field, basic theoretical paradigms, as well as the study of socialization, culture, deviance and conformity, social organization and societal development, complex organizations and the principles of stratification and other forms of social inequality.
In addition, students study the social problem of crime and deviance within the context of other social problems, e.g., family dysfunction, poverty, education, racism, gender issues, and the sociology of work and occupations.
The senior seminar provides students a capstone course integrating the various components of the program and incorporating the opportunity to complete a major empirical study of some facet of crime and delinquency of interest to them.
www.albright.edu /catalog/soc-criminology.html   (449 words)

 : Indiana State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Criminology in the broadest sense involves the study of the origin and nature of criminal law, the nature and extent of violations of the criminal law, and society's crime control efforts.
Learn where past ISU graduates of the Department of Criminology, both at home and abroad, are now.
International Partnerships The department is actively involved in various research and educational partnerships with agencies from around the globe.
web.indstate.edu /crim   (411 words)

 WannaLearn: Online Criminology Course   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
If you work in the criminal justice or are looking to enter the field, consider taking a class at the The University of Phoenix Online.
Criminology is an introductory course in the study of crime and criminal behavior, focusing on the various theories of crime causation.
This course is a survey of important personnel issues inherent to organizations and especially to Criminology organizations.
www.wannalearn.com /Online_Course/Criminology.html   (912 words)

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