Criminal Justice-coas | Seminar in Corrections
P439 | 1586 | Oliver
This course offers an intensive examination of the prisonization
process, that is, how prisoners adapt and internalize the values,
norms, and customs of prison society. Class sessions will be devoted
to a discussion of major issues that incarcerated men and women must
confront. Two class trips are planned: One to the Wabash Correctional
Center and the second to the Indiana Women's Prison. Students who
participate in the prison trips will earn bonus points.
Performance Evaluation: Final grade will be determined based on the
Research Paper 50%
Written Assignments 50%
Berger, D. (1999). God of the Rodeo-The Quest for Redemption in
Louisana's Angola Prison. New York: Random House.
Christianson, S. (1999). With Liberty for Some-500 Hundred Years of
Imprisonment in America. Boston: Northeastern University Press.
Owens, B. (1997). In the Mix: Struggle and Survival in a Women's
Prison. Albany:SUNY Press.
Class meeting: W, 2:30-5:30P, SY 002
Instructor: William Oliver, Criminal Justice Department