A critical examination of the intersection of race, class, crime and the administration of justice in the United States. Critically examines the influence of race and class on criminal participation and criminal justice processing. Surveys historical and contemporary issues associated with the intersection of race, class, crime, and justice from a socio-legal perspective. Specifically studies how ideas, laws, patterns, and practices related to race, class, crime, and criminal justice are associated with?and change along with?prevailing societal conditions. Falls. Prerequisite(s): CJ 1010 or PS 2010 or SO 2220 or SO 2380 or SW 2200.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.