2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Dec 06, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HS 187 JUVENILE VIOLENCE, GANGS, AND VICTIMIZATION


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU
Reviews the history of juvenile violence in the United States to its present day escalation. Theories of causative factors related to genetics, social- cultural transmission, psychology, behavior, parricide and substance abuse will be presented and assessed. The role of the juvenile justice system, gang cultures, and victimization will be examined. Addresses pragmatic solutions for lowering juvenile violence.
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