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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Sociology

Sociology 216

Sociology of Violence

The threat of violence is a significant concern for individuals in many societies. In this course, violence will be studied as a social phenomenon. Topics of particular concern include: family violence, gang violence and terrorism.

Outcome:  Students learn to examine the causes of violence from a sociological perspective. They also learn methods to reduce violence and the harm it causes.

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Spring 2014 Section:

001 MWF LSC 9:20am - 10:10am Staton


Department of Sociology
Loyola University Chicago
1032 West Sheridan Road
Chicago, Illinois 60660
Tel: (773) 508-3445
Fax: (773) 508-7099

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