AP/CRIM4655 6.0 A: Cultures of Violence

Offered by: CRIM


Fall 2019






Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

Examines microsocial and macrosocial forms of violence. The course explores how violence operates as a form of social control rather than as a psychological impulse or biological drive. Myths and misconceptions about violence are measured against criminological, cultural and sociological theories of violence. The relationship between violence and culture is emphasized. Prerequisites: AP/SOSC 1650 6.00 or AP/CRIM 1650 6.00 or AP/SOSC 1650 9.00 or AP/CRIM 1650 9.00 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B.

Course Website

Many courses utilize Moodle, York University's course website system. If your course is using Moodle, refer to the image below to access it.

    Relevant Links / Resources