A survey of some major sociological perspectives on crime and deviance. This will include both mainstream and critical theories, such as anomie, neutralization, control, group conflict, sub-cultural, ecological, and functionalist criminological theories. Theories will be situated in their historical, social and political contexts. Students will analyze and compare the theories? underlying assumptions, their strengths and weaknesses, and their practical policy applications. 2016/01/07-2016/04/21 Lecture Thursday 09:00AM - 12:00PM, Burnaby Main Building, Room 104