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SOCIOLOGY

SOCY-696 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring Course Level: Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-Recurring (1-6) Topics vary by section. Repeatable for credit with different topic.

SOCY-696-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Policing, Prisons and Health
Policing, Prisons and Health (3) This course examines the many ways that policing practices, mass incarceration, and life in prisons in the United States impact on health. It explores different health-related topics as they intersect with criminal justice, including mental health, sexually transmitted diseases, substance use, and food/nutrition. Some readings focus on policing and the organization of prison life and their implications for health are considered in class discussions. Students discuss assigned readings, reflecting on the concepts and theories raised, and their implications for health, social inequality, social justice, and related themes. The course also considers different types of data and analyses for empirically testing some of the concepts, theories, and associations addressed in reading and discussions. Students collaborate in paper writing for conference presentation and/or publications.
SOCY-696-001
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Policing, Prisons, and Health
Policing, Prisons, and Health (3) This course examines the many ways that policing practices, mass incarceration, and life in prisons in the United States impact on health. It explores different health-related topics as they intersect with criminal justice, including mental health, sexually transmitted diseases, substance use, and food/nutrition. Some readings focus on policing and the organization of prison life and their implications for health are considered in class discussions. Students discuss assigned readings and reflect on the concepts and theories raised and their implications for health, social inequality, social justice, and related themes. The course also considers different types of data and analyses for empirically testing some of the concepts, theories, and associations addressed in reading and discussions. Students collaborate in paper writing for conference presentation and/or publications.