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 specialists and majors.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 SOC FCE at the 300+ level

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)