JUSTICE, LAW AND SOCIETY
Violence and Institutions FA4 (3)
Course Level: Undergraduate
The capacity for violence by agents of an institution acting in service of organizational goals. Through evaluation of case studies, students gain an understanding of the dynamics of institutional violence and its threat to human life. Includes hazardous workplaces, unethical experimentation, dangerous products, torture and terrorism, police and prison use of deadly force, and the death penalty. Usually offered every spring.