CJA457 Minorities/Crime/Soc. Justice
Lead Faculty: Dr. James E. Guffey
Course DescriptionA review of the criminological literature and theoretical applications of the law and criminal justice as seen from a racial, gender specific, class and ethnic orientation.
- Analyze the dynamic mechanism and interaction of class, race, gender and ethnical aspects of crime and society.
- Understand the impact of racial, gender, and ethnicity on policing practices.
- Evaluate the influence of individual differences on societal view of crime.
- Explain the effect of gender, race, class and ethnicity on police, public policy, and the criminal justice systems.
- Conduct a research project in a related topic.