Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: AAJ                                     Course Number: 230                                    
Course Title: Comparative Perspectives On Crime in the Caribbean
Subject: African American Justice/Law
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will examine crime in the Caribbean with a particular focus on the differences and similarities among the Spanish-, English-, French-, and Dutch-speaking nations of the Caribbean region. The course will study the trends in crime in the Caribbean from a comparative perspective, and the methods employed by various individual nations to help diminish crime and delinquency. The specific topics to be studied include political crime and offenses, political corruption, drug dealing and trafficking, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, and sexual assault in the Caribbean.

Prerequisite: ENG 101.
  • This course is crosslisted as:   PLJ 230
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date:    05/15/2012