AP/CRIM4659 6.0 A: Indigenous Peoples, Crime, and Justice

Offered by: CRIM


Fall 2019






Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

Examines the current crisis of the over-criminalization and over-incarceration of indigenous peoples in Canada and other similar jurisdictions including the United States, Australia, and New Zealand. Drawing from contemporary criminological and social theory, the course engages in a critical discussion of these issues providing an extended analysis and critique of federal policies regarding indigenous peoples. An interdisciplinary approach is taken in the course with material drawn from literatures in criminology, political science, law, sociology, geography, and history. Prerequisites: AP/SOSC 1650 6.00 or AP/CRIM 1650 6.00 or AP/SOSC 1650 9.00 or AP/CRIM 1650 9.00 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B.

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