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Type A: Humanities - The Politics of Incarceration

Political Science 4113 The Politics of Incarceration
An examination of the theory and practice of mass incarceration. The gradual transformations of prison systems throughout the globe and mass incarceration have become important political tendency throughout the world. The purpose of the seminar is to study the implications of these trends and to discuss global patterns, national variations and historical transformations in punishment regimes and the politics behind prison-industrial complex system.
Credit Weight: 0.5

Open to second year students and above.

Cross-List(s): Criminology 4113
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities