Study Abroad in Criminal Justice in Rome and London, Study & Travel Program

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Criminal Justice in Rome and London: Courses

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Students take both of the courses listed below for a total of six credits.

Course Descriptions

CRM 333 (3) | Comparative Criminology and Criminal Justice

This course will provide a global, comparative approach to the study of criminal behaviour and criminal justice systems. It will debate the causes of crime and law enforcement practices and outcomes, with particular focus on the impact of ethnicity, gender, race and social class. Applying both a sociological and scientific approach, the course will analyze types of crime and its control, examining corrections, courts and policing around the world, with special focus upon Italy, the U.K. and the U.S. Teaching methods will be by lecture, discussion and fieldtrips to help students better understand the history of crime and its control in Italy and the UK.

HST/CRM 302 (3) | History of the Italian Mafia

This course explores the history of the Italian Mafia from the national unification of Italy until the present day. Topics studied include relationships within the organization, those between the Mafia and Italian politics, and those between the Italian and the American mafia. As part of the course students will visit Rebibbia State Prison, the Military Police School, the Italian Parliament/Senate and Libera, a network of over 1,200 associations which support the fight against organized crime.

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