2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYW-1122 Popular Culture, Crime and Justice


Examine images of crime and justice in popular culture and compares them to scientific data; consider the source of these popular culture accounts of crime and justice; and evaluates the influence popular culture has on understands of crime and criminal justice policy. Discuss the ways that mass media reflects and reinforces underlying issues and concerns about crime and justice, and how these images changes over time. Use a socio-historical perspective to examine crime and justice in American popular culture and connect those images to broader social issues. 4 credits.



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