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Graduate Catalog 2010-11 
Graduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 5680 - Race, Ethnicity, and Justice

This course addresses the multicultural dynamics that effect the definitions (s) and distribution of justice in the United States. The primary focus is the differential treatment of African Americans, American Indians, Latinos, and Asian Americans throughout the major institutions of society, particularly the legal institution. A critical analysis of the social, political, and economic forces that support the current social structure will direct the inquiry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: Graduate standing or SOC 2000 or 2100, SOC 2600, SOC 3620, and one other 3000- or 4000-level course.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students. 5000-level courses in the Department of Sociology are designed for a graduate student audience. Advanced undergraduates with at least 12 hours of Prerequisites and junior class status will be allowed to enroll. Prerequisites must include SOC 2000 or its equivalent in another related social science discipline and two 3000- or 4000-level courses (i.e. one of each; or two of one). Exemptions for these may be granted in rare cases with the written approval of the director of the Undergraduate Studies Program.

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