Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law

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Roadside sign at the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the topics covered in this course is illegal immigration. (Image courtesy of Steev Hise.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

17.908

As Taught In

Spring 2007

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course surveys the relationship between race and crime in the United States, with a special emphasis on the role this relationship has played in the development of American ideas about citizenship and nationhood.

Ghachem, Malick. 17.908 Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-908-reading-seminar-in-social-science-race-crime-and-citizenship-in-american-law-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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