Aug 10, 2022  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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SOC 332 - White Collar and Environmental Crime


4 Hour(s)
Examines cultural, societal, and ecological aspects of white-collar and environmental crime using rational-choice theory, social constructionism, environmental justice, and other criminological and sociological theoretical perspectives. Explores questions about white-collar and environmental crime such as their forms, data sources, offenders, victims and costs, and societal, regulatory, and criminal justice responses. Students analyze selected case study on topics ranging from financial crimes and nursing home fraud to poaching, corporate environmental illegalities, and global environmental crimes. Suitable for majors in sociology, criminal justice, political science, business, public health, health care administration, environmental science, animal behavior, and others.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 101  Introduction to Sociology or SOC 102  Social Problems



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