Faculty of Arts
Doing Time: Incarceration and Punishment
Examines punishment and incarceration as a complex social institution informed by a range of social relations and cultural meanings. Explores the way politics shape notions of law and order and also looks at technologies of incarceration. Topics include: history of punishment, theories of incarceration, sentence determination, inmate and staff perspectives on incarceration, youth, refugees, enemy combatant detention centres, penalty regimes.
Coursework + exam
SOCIOL 337: 15.0 points
30 points at Stage II in Sociology, or CRIM 201 or 202