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Crime and Criminology (Aspen College)


Provides students with a solid understanding of the integral relationship between the law and theories of criminal behavior

Recent updates include the impact of terrorism and the economic downturn on the criminal justice system, victims with disabilities, healthcare and Medicare fraud, and the decriminalization of marijuana for personal use

Expanded coverage of rehabilitation and deterrence, statutory rape, elder abuse, domestic violence, intimate partner violence, hate crimes, gun control, property crimes, and more

Presents new research on families, twins, adoptees, and how brain function may be used to explain criminal behavior

Integrates engaging pedagogy throughout