JM 792.5409 - Sp Top: Gang Issues , 3 credits (Fall 2012)
(JM 792.5409)

This course will examine the challenges and opportunities for Justice Management posed by juvenile and adult gangs, with a special emphasis on gang-related issues for court administration. We’ll discuss the history and evolution of American gangs; gang subtypes (i.e., juvenile gangs, motorcycle gangs, prison gangs, and female gangs); gang sociology; the spectrum of contemporary gang-related crimes; and current trends in gang interdiction efforts. 

Offered: Fall 2012


 
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Justice Management Program - School of Social Research and Justice Studies
University of Nevada, Reno | Mail Stop 311 | Reno, NV 89557
Phone (775) 682-7975 | justmgmt@unr.edu