Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 University Bulletin 
    
2023-2024 University Bulletin
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CRIM 440 - Theories of Elite and Organized Crime

3 Credit Hours
Analysis of crime and deviance by elites and organized criminal enterprises in society, with special focus on corporate executives, government officials, drug cartels, and organized crime. Examines the historical development of laws governing elite and organized crime with attention to the contributing factors of structural and organizational processes, pressures, and difficulties associated with prevention, detection, prosecution, and punishment. Focuses on conflict theories and other criminological theories explaining the phenomena.

Prerequisite(s): SOC 110 CRIM 255 , or CRIM 265   and junior or senior standing or consent of instructor.



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