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PRLS 2505 Latin@s in the Criminal Justice Complex

3 hours; 3 credits

Latin@s within the penal systems; mass incarceration and reform, racial profiling, juvenile justice, drug criminalization. Legal representation. Immigration policy, human and civil rights struggles and organized movements. Political activism and repression, including Puerto Rican nationalists, ?gang? formation, globalization and labor formation after 1970?s shift in global capital, school-to-prison pipeline, urban displacement.

Prerequisite: Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 1001 or English 1010.

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