Introduction to Justice Studies
This course introduces the interdisciplinary field of justice studies as a lens to examine social justice movements. Critical race theories and social conflict theories are examined to provide a basis for a better understanding of the socio-economic, cultural and political conditions that create and maintain inequalities which affect marginalized, disadvantaged, and oppressed social groups in the United States. It explores these social, economic, political, and criminal justice issues by means of sociological, philosophical, and legal perspectives and methodologies. Students critically assess the obstacles and opportunities central to the pursuit of justice in the United States and abroad. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for ADM 100/ADM 100H or SOC 105.
Course Number: 3232