Dec 08, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

JUS 3344 - The Political Economy of Justice

Credits: 3 hrs
This course will explore the history of justice as an instrument of political and economic power or as a mechanism with which those who wield political and economic power seek to achieve their ends. Students will be exposed to a variety of attempts to deconstruct justice as a social construct with no inherent objectivity. They will also be exposed to a variety of theories about the genesis of the current domestic and global inequalities, especially in the realm of human rights and the administration of justice.
Pre-requisite(s): JUS 2301