SOCI3385Sociology of Policing and Security 3 ch [W]
This course approaches the field of policing and security studies from a critical interdisciplinary perspective. It examines key theoretical perspectives and debates about policing and security and their roles in shaping social, political, and economic relations. The course surveys the historical emergence, organization, and practices of the police institution in the context of nation-state formation and interlocking systems of capitalism, colonialism, patriarchy, and racism.