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Race and Crime in the Media

CJS473

This course examines the relationship between crime, race, and the media, with a focus on media representations of race in the criminal justice system. We will explore current issues, highly publicized cases, and depictions of victims, offenders, and police as they are presented in film, television, news media, and print. Prerequisites: CJS 342 or SOC 305 or permission of instructor. Occasionally.