Street Crime 2010 1
Georgia State University
College of Health and Human Sciences
Department of Criminal Justice
CRJU 4900/8410 – “Criminological Issues” - Street Crime
Classroom Aderhold 304: M - F, 11:00 – 1:00
Dr. Volkan Topalli
: Wednesdays, 3:30-
1) Code of the Streets (Elijah Anderson)
Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.; Reprint edition (September 2000)
4th ed Wadsworth
Paperback: 160 pages
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing; 4
edition (February 28, 2006)
3) Street Justice, (Bruce Jacobs and Richard Wright)
Paperback: 167 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (May 22, 2006)
: Students should refer to the GSU General Catalog for the official
university policy on class attendance.
Students are expected to attend class on a
regular basis. If you arrive LATE for class, you must sit in the back and be quiet as
Likewise, if you MUST leave early, do so as quietly as possible. Please do
not disturb other students in the class who have made the commitment to be on time
and take advantage of the full class.
: May 17, 18, 19, 20 (May 21 take-home assignment), 24, 25,
27, 28, (May 31 is a holiday); June 1, 2, 3, 4, (June 7
Final Exam June 8th
12:30 – 2:30PM, 2010.
- Last day to withdraw and possibly receive a "W" for
CELL PHONES AND PAGERS
TURN THEM O-F-F!
You must turn your cell phone OFF when you
are on a plane, at church/synagogue/mosque/temple, at a funeral, at a theater performance or
in a hospital.
THIS CLASSROOM IS JUST AS IMPORTANT.
There is nothing more annoying and
disruptive to people trying to grasp difficult scientific concepts than to have an annoying cell
phone ringer go off in class. Turn the phone OFF, not to vibrate
EXCEPTION: If you work
for a government agency that requires you to be available at all times or if you have sick
children at home then you may turn your cell phone to vibrate.
If this is the case I ask that you