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Course Details

Course Details

SOC 351 - PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

This course will examine the growth of mass incarceration in the United States since 1980. The factors behind the rapid growth of the prison system, such as the War on Drugs, will be examined, along with the role of powerful private sector interests that are heavily invested in the growth of the prison system.

Credits: 3

PREREQUISITES:

  • SOC 101  (with a min grade of )

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