SOCY 2502 Blacks in the American Criminal Justice System
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 51.41.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Exploration of the relationship between African Americans and the criminal justice system. Sociological theory and methods of collecting and understanding information. Assessment of the political, social, and economic institutions of American society as they frame race, crime, and punishment. Ways that the American criminal justice system has operated to both maintain and ameliorate a racially oppressive society. This course is the same as Africana Studies 3331 [43.2].