2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
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2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJC 570 - Race, Crime and Justice

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0

The course will examine research exploring the involvement of racial minorities in crime and the treatment of racial minorities by the criminal justice system. The course will also provide an in-depth examination of the inequalities within the criminal justice system and its relationship to structural inequalities within the wider society. This course will examine the theoretical and empirical debates on the disparities in law and justice based on race and class. Topics include: wrongful convictions and racial prejudice; the war on drugs and the politics of race. Case study materials focus on current debates of seminal issues.

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