PoliticsPOLI182 The Power to Punish

Interrogates the presuppositions of punishment as legitimate state power. Decentering crime as punishment's conceptual predicate, wider analysis of the penal state's social-scientific, jurisprudential, and philosophical foundations force us to ask: What is punishment? Why punish? How, and whom, to punish?

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to politics majors during first and second pass enrollment.

Credits

5

General Education Code

PE-H

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Anjuli Verma

Also offered as

LGST 182

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to legal studies majors during first and second pass enrollment.