Course: CJS 328. Diversity and Crime (3)
Preparatory: CJS 102 or CJS 302. This course explores human diversity, including but not limited to race, indigeneity, class, gender/gender identity, dis/ability, mental illness, sexuality/sexual orientation, immigration status, and their intersections in connection to crime perpetration, victimization, and the criminal justice system. Students enrolled in this course will explore disproportionate contacts with the criminal justice system and inequalities in justice processes based on identity. The historical development and practical impacts of such inequalities and inequities will be explored, including how these issues can be addressed through programming, policy, criminal justice practice, and system reform.