CRJ 656

Conflict Resolution in Criminal Justice

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Spring II Main campus No

Level: Graduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

An examination of the theory, research and practice of conflict resolution across the different components of the criminal justice system. Varieties of theory, such as Individual Characteristics Theory, Social Process Theory, Social Structure Theory, Formal Theories and Human Needs Theory are reviewed. Practices such as coercion, negotiating and bargaining, adjudication, mediation and arbitration are examined in light of existing research in the field.