AAS 248 - Crime, Race, and the Law
Section: 001
Term: FA 2013
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course focuses on both the historical origins, and the ongoing impact, of the racial crisis in the present-day American criminal justice system and its momentous public policy implications for U.S. society in the 21st century.

AAS 248 - Crime, Race, and the Law
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
29400
Open
9
 
-
MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 1595581030
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Author: Alexander, Michelle., Publisher: New Press 2010
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 031232930X
Inside the Crips : life inside L. A.'s most notorious gang, Author: Colton Simpson with Ann Pearlman., Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin 1st St. Ma 2006
Required
ISBN: 0385722702
Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, Author: Douglas A. Blackmon., Publisher: Anchor Books 1st Anchor 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780684830957
Worse than slavery; Parchman Farm & the ordeal of Jim Crow justice., Author: David M. Oshinski., Publisher: Free Press. 1st Free P 1996
Required
ISBN: 0262123118
Race, incarceration, and American values, Author: Glenn C. Loury., Publisher: MIT Press 2008
Required
ISBN: 1556522304
Soledad brother : the prison letters of George Jackson, Author: foreword by Jonathan Jackson, Jr., Publisher: Lawrence Hill Books 1994
Required
ISBN: 1583225811
Are prisons obsolete?, Author: Angela Y. Davis., Publisher: Seven Stories Press Nachdr. 2003
Required
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