Feb 09, 2023  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

SOCI 385 - Gangs and Gang Behavior


Examines the nature and dynamics of gangs and gang behavior in the United States. Focuses on the problem of defining gangs and gang behavior, the extent of gang and gang behavior, and the time trends of gangs and gang behavior, the commonalities and variability in gangs and gang behavior, the link between gangs and criminal behavior, and an understanding of the structure, logic, and limitations of empirical social research on gangs.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: SOCI 170 or SOCI 250 or SOCI 260 or SOCI 270, or consent of the department.

Credits: 3