This course critically examines the intersection of race and criminality, focusing on North America. We explore how racial disparities in the criminal justice system are connected to historical inequality and social control through racialization and criminalization. Some topics include colonialism, sentencing, junk science, terrorism, prisons, policing, media, and hate crime.
Prerequisite(s):Sociology 2266A/B, and third or fourth year standing in a Sociology or Criminology module.
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: SOCIOLOG
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