BLST 271: Race and the Politics of Incarceration
Examines how incarceration and criminalization affects black people in contemporary society. Same as CLJ/SOC 271. General Education: Understanding the Individual and Society course; Understanding U.S. Society course.
This class also fulfills the Race, Politics, and Institutions major/minor theme requirement.
3 credit hours.
Past Texts Include
Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of
Angela Y. Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete?
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, From #blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation