POLS 3126 - The Politics Of Incarceration

Description
4 hours; 4 creditsAnalysis of politics and political economy of incarceration. What is considered crime, who is incarcerated, and how the system of incarceration operates. Changes in socio-political and economic context of incarceration. Larger historical, economic, and political dimensions of public policy and analysis of media on crime and incarceration.Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department. Enrollment Requirements: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or English 1010 is required to take this course.
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2017
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1