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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: GOV                                     Course Number: 325                                    
Course Title: The Politics of Transnational Crime
Subject: Government
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Transnational crime and violence have become major concerns for governments around the world as they work to stem the flow of drugs, control trade in human beings, and deal with the problem of stateless terrorism. In this course we will study the developing literature on this issue by examining how crime has altered state sovereignty, posed challenges to governance, changed conceptions of human rights, and affected international organizations.

Prerequisite: GOV 101 and ENG 102.
  • 3 lecture hours.

Start Date:    12/11/2009                         End Date:    04/30/2010