Minorities/Crime/Soc. Justice

Course Description

A 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.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

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