Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

INT 235 Policing and Mass Incarceration(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. (Also ANT/AAD/SOC 235). Provides a critical perspective of historical and current fighting-crime strategies such as one-strike, zero tolerance and the war on drugs, and their intended and unintended consequences for historically marginalized populations. The course will deal with legal/institutional trends in technologies of policing, the militarization of urban America and activist responses to current ‘crisis’ of police violence against minority groups in the US and beyond. For African and African Diaspora Studies majors and minors, this is designated as a United States course. Prerequisites: ENG 151 and SOC/ANT 203 or SOC 212 or SOC 200



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