CRM 412 Crime Prevention

Explores the theoretical basis and application of crime prevention techniques with a particular focus on environmental criminology and situational crime prevention. Ideological foundations of various crime prevention efforts are examined through case studies and limited fieldwork. Strong emphasis is placed on comparing and contrasting the situational/environmental crime prevention approach with traditional perspectives of crime. Strengths, weaknesses, practicality and policy difficulties of the situational/environmental approach are also examined.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

CRM 322 (with a grade of C-or higher).

General Education

Offered

  • Irregular