Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

CRJU 6410 Critic Crim(Radical Theorists)

Prerequisites: Graduate standing and CRJU 6400. The purpose of this course is to examine the criminological theories of the late modern period and placing them in the context of the massive social transformations that have taken place in the past thirty to forty years. More specifically this course will examine social justice in the context of critical criminology by focusing on the following criminological theories and ideas: Marxist criminology, Socialist Feminist criminology, Peacemaking criminology, Prophetic criticism, Anarchist criminology, Postmodern Feminist criminology, Semiotics, Constitutive criminology, Critical race theory, Chaos theory, Catastrophe/topology theory, and Queer theory.