The Table Below Contains Information on Quizzes, Dates, and Readings covered by the Quizzes for the Fall 2017 Semester

 DATE

TOPIC

READINGS

QUIZ

Aug 29

Introductory Material

 

 

Aug 31

Law Abiding Behavior

 

 

Sept 5

Sources of Knowledge About Crime & Criminals

BB Chap 1,2

Quiz 1

Sept 7

Crime as a Social Construct

 

 

Sept 12

History and Evolution of the Concept of Crime

 

 

Sept 14

Crime Waves and the Extent of Crime

BB Chap 3 Parker

Quiz 2

Sept 19

Crime Waves and the Extent of Crime

 

 

Sept 21

Violent Crime

BB Chap 4

Quiz 3

Sept 26

Violent Crime

 

 

Sept 28

Violent Crime

 

 

Oct 3

Violent Crime

 

 

Oct 5

Economic and Consensual Crime

BB Chap 5

Quiz 4

Oct 12

Economic and Consensual Crime

 

 

Oct 17

Economic and Consensual Crime

 

 

Oct 19

Victims and Victimology

 BB Chap 6,7

Quiz 5 

Oct 24

Victims and Victimology

 

 

Oct 26

Crime and Criminal Law

Oct 31

Crime and Criminal Law

 

 

Nov 2

Theories of Criminal Behavior

BB Chap 8 Labi

Quiz 6

Nov 7

Police and Police Work

BB Chap 9

Quiz 7

Nov 9

Police and Police Work

 

 

Nov 14

Courts and Trials

BB Chap 10,11
Schmidle

Quiz 8

Nov 16

Courts and Trials

 

 

Nov 21

Courts and Trials

 

 

Nov 28

Punishment and Prison

BB Chap 12
Press

Quiz 9

Nov  30

Community Corrections and Juvenile Justice

BB Chap 13, 14
Bennett

Quiz 10

Dec 5

Turning What We Know into Sensible Policy

 

 

Dec 7

Summary and Conclusions