AAS 248 - Crime, Race, and the Law
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
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May not be repeated for credit.
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This course will focus on the historical origins and 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. The readings will grapple with a variety of germane issues, including criminal investigation procedures, racial profiling, sentencing disparities, drug trafficking, the War on Drugs, and mass incarceration.

AAS 248 - Crime, Race, and the Law
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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ISBN: 0393059804
A death in Belmont, Author: Junger, Sebastian,, Publisher: Norton 2006
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 0472026402
Getting ghost two young lives and the struggle for the soul of an american city, Publisher: University of Michigan Press 2010
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780312599539
Picking Cotton : our memoir of injustice and redemption, Author: Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton, with Erin Torneo., Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin 1st St. Ma 2010
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 1595581030
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Author: Alexander, Michelle., Publisher: New Press 2010
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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