May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

SOCI 682 - Law and Social Control


Institutional relationships among social order, law, justice, and legal coercion. Emphasis on factors underlying the enactment, enforcement, and administration of the law, including interest-group politics, social structure, and economic institutions. Court and police tensions, the changing role of policing in America, and minority pressures on the law and the police.

Prerequisites & Notes
PRQ: SOCI 588 or consent of department.

Credits: 3