Course: CRJ 204:1700 | Criminal Justice and the Urban Community | Margaryan |Spring 2024

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CRJ 204:1700 | Criminal Justice and the Urban Community | Margaryan |Spring 2024
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Department
Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice
Academic Program
Criminal Justice, A.A.
Course Contact
Course Code
CRJ 204
Section Code
1700
Term
Spring 2024
Course Description

This course takes a critical approach to the study of crime and justice in urban settings. Course materials examine contemporary crime-related issues that affect urban communities within a historical and sociological context. The course highlights the intersections of deviant behavior and the criminal justice system within the structures of class, race, gender, and power inequalities. Topics explored may include racial profiling, juvenile delinquency, media representations of crime, policing, the war on drugs, and prisoner re-entry.