Dec 08, 2021  
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRJ 464 - Popular Culture, Crime and Justice Credits: 3


Examines the interrelationships between popular culture, crime, and justice. Explores history of this linkage, the research, and the current issues. Examines popular culture's depictions of victims, offenders, and professionals in the criminal justice system. Popular culture depictions are found in print media (newspapers, magazines, and tabloids), popular literature (police and law procedures), true crime fiction, films, television, rap music, and comics. Impact of popular culture by various media is addressed through the presentation of historical and contemporary research images of crime on individuals, groups, and public policy. Approved elective for Ethnic Studies minors with departmental permission.

Prerequisite(s): CRJ 309 or CRJ 310



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