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as of 6/30/2022

CRIME AND CONTEXT: THE ORIGINS OF CRIME AND VIOLENCE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - University College, Utrecht - 'Univ. College Utrecht'
UC Course SubjectPsychology
Sociology
Number & Suffix: 108
Full UC Title: CRIME AND CONTEXT: THE ORIGINS OF CRIME AND VIOLENCE 
Transcript Title: CRIME & CONTEXT 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines psychological and biosocial theories of crime which help explain aggressive and violent behavior. The course searches for the origins of criminal behavior in biological, psychological, learning, and situational factors, and looks at the link between mental illness and crime. Next, the general theories of aggression and those related to specific forms of violent crimes are studied. The study of a particular crime covers the theories, precipitating factors, relationship between victim and offender, and impact upon the victim. Criminologists, among others, study violent behavior in an attempt to identify biological triggers, risk factors, developmental patterns, or learned cues which may help handle the behavior. These markers and factors are examined, along with the treatment paradigms that have been designed to prevent, control, and treat perpetrators (and victims) of domestic and family violence and sexual offenses. Students complete assigned readings for discussion in class where active student participation is required. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: CRIME AND CONTEXT: THE ORIGINS OF CRIME AND VIOLENCE 
Partner University Department: Psychology 
Partner University Course Number: UCSSCPSY34