Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: SOC                                     Course Number: 351                                    
Course Title: Crime and Delinquency in Asia
Subject: Sociology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course focuses on the nature and extent of crime and delinquency and the social context in which crime occurs in Asian countries. Comparisons of crime and delinquency in various Asian nations will be made with reference to economic development and the social status of women and children. Special topics such as dowry murders in India, Yakuza gangs in Japan, and Chinese triads will be discussed.

Prerequisite: ENG 102. In addition: SOC 101 or International CRJ 101; and junior standing or above.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: