Sociological Theories of Crime

Course Code: SOCI 3003

Academic Year: 2017-2018

This course builds on the foundation course where students were introduced to criminological theory. Its focus is on the sociological theories of crime and the relationship between sociology and crime. Students will examine the sociological theories in detail and relate them to crime and deviance in Canada. In addition, students will be exposed to the domains of crime with a focus on the victim and the role that the media plays in our perception of crime in society.