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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ECO                                     Course Number: 170                                    
Course Title: Crime, Class, Capitalism: the Economics of Justice
Subject: Economics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course examines the connections between capitalism and the criminal justice system in the United States. It investigates the relationships among economic injustice, poverty, wealth, anti-social behavior, crime and the criminal justice system. The course studies how the criminal justice system shapes the lives of individuals from a variety of socioeconomic classes.

  
Start Date:    04/30/2013                         End Date: