Race, Incarceration, and Citizenship: The New Haven Model|
Spring 2019 not offered
ANTH 269, CSPL 269, AMST 268|
|Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory|
This course will explore the elements of local responses to contemporary criminal justice issues, drawing on current research projects in New Haven, Connecticut. The course will explore a variety of promising practices, which emphasize community engagement and individual citizenship over incarceration and punishment. Topics will include evidence-based practices to reduce criminal recidivism, mental health issues in the criminal justice system, treatment engagement, and the creation of valued roles in the community. Students will have the opportunity to participate in federal research studies.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(AMST)(ANTH)
The reading list will be available at Broard Street Books
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly reading; monthly participation in on-going federally funded research studies (activities could be client interviews, interview coding, conducting focus groups, data analysis); final research project and presentation of findings from research studies.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Applicants will complete a questionnaire and an interview with the instructors in order to apply.