2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJ 288 - Race, Class and Gender in Criminal Justice


This course will examine the role of race, class, and gender in the criminal justice, with close attention paid to questions of racial profiling, mass incarceration, and the question of discrimination in criminal justice. The course also examines unique issues raised by race, class, and gender when analyzed in relationship to crime and the criminal justice system. The course comprises various reading materials that will allow critical assessment of issues related to the major issues regarding race, class, gender, and crime. You will be responsible for dissecting these readings, and for engaging in online discussions where these readings are analyzed. The course also includes online team projects focused on specific topics related to race, class, and gender in the criminal justice system. There will be weekly expectations for online discussion (usually tied directly to the readings) and some supplemental readings only available through the course site.

1 semester. 3 credits.