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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Fall 2017 Section:

001 W LSC 4:15PM-6:45PM Wedam


Spring 2017 Section:

001 Th LSC 4:15PM-6:45PM Wedam