2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
CJ 642 - Victimology
Examines patterns, current practices and trends concerning crime victims, including the role of victims of crime, their treatment by the criminal justice system, victims-blaming arguments, victims' decisions to report crimes and help prosecute offenders, victim assistance programs, victim compensation and restitution, and victim empowerment. Offered fall semester of even-numbered years. Prerequisite: Admission to GVSU graduate program or permission of MCJ Graduate Program Coordinator.