As part of Mason's Safe Return to Campus Plan, all classes and associated instructional activities—including final exams—will be conducted virtually beginning November 30, while most campus facilities will remain open. Visit Mason’s Safe Return to Campus Plan for COVID-19 updates.
This course examines race and class in criminal justice, focusing on the institutions and practices that contribute to the criminalization of poverty. Topics include policing, incarceration, courts, privatization, probation, and parole in the management of social problems, with a look at socially innovative reforms that address poverty and criminal justice around the world.
Topics of current interest in interdisciplinary cultural studies, covering such fields as media, popular culture, political economy, social identities, or regions in globalization. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 9 credits.
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