SOC413H1: Sociology of Punishment

Hours

24L

This course considers the history of penology, theories of penal development and current trends. Particular attention will be paid to cross-national variations in punishment and what these reveal about the relevance of particular theories and the importance of culture in understanding historical developments in punishment. Restricted to 4th-year sociology majors and specialists.

Prerequisite
1.0 SOC credit at the 300+ level
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class