Crime and Violence in an Information Society

12.1 Define crime and its subcategories: felonies, misdemeanors, and violations

12.2 Identify the three parts of the criminal justice system

12.3 Establish the differences between the juvenile system and the criminal justice system

12.4 Outline the measures of justice system performance

12.5 Compare and contrast conservative, liberal, and radical theories about why people commit crime

12.6 Outline how the information economy affects crime and the treatment and prevention of criminal behavior

12.7 Compare and contrast the major social programs for criminal and juvenile justice and identify their strengths and weaknesses

12.8 Illustrate the policies that need to be put in place to address crime

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