Crime, Illness and Disability

This course explores the criminalization of illnesses and disabilities from a critical perspective. It examines, in a Canadian context, institutionalization, incarceration and governing of people considered to be dangerous to the public. Critical criminology and sociological theories are applied to historical and contemporary issues of criminalization of specific groups. (lec 3) 3 cr. Pre-requisite SOCI 1015 or permission of the instructor.

SOCI-3106EL
Sociology (2005)
3.00
UG