MPF 609 Gangs and Crime

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The course is designed to provide an overview of the historical and contemporary context for street and institutional gangs. Topics included in the course will be the definition of gangs, typology of gangs, and the cross-cultural context of gang membership. In addition, the students will analyze law enforcement responses, intervention strategies, prevention strategies, and public policy issues towards gangs.