The Table Below Contains Information on Quizzes, Dates, and Readings covered by the Quizzes for the Spring 2018 Semester

 DATE

TOPIC

READINGS

QUIZ

Aug 28

Introductory Material

 

 

Aug 30

Law Abiding Behavior

 

 

Sep 4

Sources of Knowledge About Crime & Criminals

Sep 6

Crime as a Social Construct

K&P Chap. 1, Diski

Quiz 1

Sep 11

History and Evolution of the Concept of Crime

 

 

Sep 13

Crime Waves and the Extent of Crime

K&P Chap. 2, Parker

Quiz 2

Sep 18

Child Exploitation

K&P Chap. 3, Wilkinson

Quiz 3

Sep 20

Serial Killers

Sep 25

Stalkers and Murder

K&P Chap. 4, Labi

Quiz 4

Sep 27

Stalkers and Murder

 

 

Oct 2

Organized Crime

K&P Chap. 5

Quiz 5 

Oct 4

Corporate Crime

K&P Chap. 6, Keefe

Quiz 6

Oct 11

Corporate Crime

 

 

Oct 16

Drugs and Crime

K&P Chap. 7, Keefe

Quiz 7 

Oct 18

Drugs and Crime

 

 

Oct 23

Youth Crime

K&P Chap. 8, Bennett Quiz 8

Oct 25

Police and Police Work

K&P Chap. 9

Quiz 9 

Oct 30

Police and Police Work

Nov 1

Courts and Trials

K&P Chap. 10, Schmidle

Quiz 10

Nov 6

Courts and Trials

 

 

Nov 8

Courts and Trials


Nov 13

Prisons and Deterrence

K&P Chap. 11, Press

Quiz 11 

Nov 15

Capital Punishment and Deterrence

K&P Chap. 13, Toobin

Quiz 12 

Nov 20

Deterrence and Leniency

K&P Chap. 12

Quiz 13

Nov 27

The Politics of Crime and Punishment

K&P Chap. 14

Quiz 14

Nov 29

The Media and Crime

 

 

Dec 4

Turning What We Know into Sensible Policy

 

 

Dec 6

Summary and Conclusions