Department Information

Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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SOC 477 - Social Control

Examines theory and research on social control defined as the techniques that people, as individuals and collectively, use to define or respond to deviant behavior. Particular attention paid to social control measures directed at what is conveniently called crime. Historical and cross-national perspectives on social control are emphasized. Category D. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.