CULT 390: Topics in Cultural Studies

CULT 390-001: Poverty and Criminal Justice
(Spring 2021)

12:30 PM to 01:45 PM TR

Section Information for Spring 2021

CULT 390 - 001: Poverty and Criminal Justice

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.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-3

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.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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