Criminology and Criminal Justice

CRIM3383Punishment and Prisons (Cross-Listed: SOCI 3383)3 ch
Explore theories of punishment, the history of prisons, and the rise of risk management. Critically examine patterns and experiences of punishment and their intersections with class, gender, racism, and colonialism. Consider the social, political, and economic effects of institutionalized and community-based punishment. With a focus on the Canadian context, examine contemporary issues and topics such as abolitionism, the school-to-prison pipeline, and privatization. NOTE:Credit can only be obtained for oneof CRIM 3383 or SOCI 3383.

3 ch in Sociology or Criminology and Criminal Justice.