SOCI 488 Punishment and Prisons (3 credits)

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Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)


Sociology (Arts) : An overview of research on prison "communities" and prison riots. An assessment of incapacitation, deterrence and labelling effects of incarceration. A conceptual framework for analyzing variations (across societies) and changes (over time) in the overall aggregate rates of punishment that social systems impose on their offender populations.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.