SOCI 416/446 Penology


Concept of penology; Correctional concepts; Cultural context of punishment and the treatment of offenders; Socialization and social control; Computing and measuring crime statistics and correctional statistics; Correctional populations and correctional staff; Theories of deviance; Physical, economic, social and psychological sanctions; Principles of punishment: jails, detention and community corrections; The prison experience; Correction of juvenile offenders; Capital punishment or the death penalty.