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CJA 665 Violence and Victimization

Lead Faculty: Dr. Ponzio Oliverio

Course Description

This course examines the causes of criminal victimization and looks at theories associated with violent victimization. It analyzes the offender-victim relationship, and presents ideas on preventing violence, and on responding to criminal victimization.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze and compare terms related to violence and victimization
  • Analyze and assess the concept of victimization
  • Trace and evaluate the development of theories of victimization
  • Analyze and differentiate between types of violence
  • Evaluate and examine offender-victim relationships
  • Analyze injustices by the criminal justice system
  • Appraise ways of responding to criminal victimization