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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ECO                                     Course Number: 231                                    
Course Title: Global Economic Development and Crime
Subject: Economics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course discusses the means and obstacles to attaining healthy, sustainable economic development in the globalized economy with particular attention to the role of crime. General topics include economic theory, sustainability, investment, environment, education, poverty, inequality, gender relationships, labor conditions, agriculture, urbanization and migration, and international trade. Examples of related crime topics include child labor, sweatshop labor, environmental crime, illegal economic activity, corruption, smuggling and money laundering.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and ECO 101.
  
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: