Indigenous People, Minorities, and the Criminal Justice System
Canada's Criminal Justice System has a history of profiling minority populations and targeting marginalized groups based on their racial, ethno-cultural, or religious identity. This course looks at how Canada's different relationships with the First Nations, Founding Nations and different immigrant and racialized groups are reflected in the policies and practices of its various correctional institutions from the RCMP and CSIS to halfway houses and border patrols. PREREQ: SOCI 2816E Theories of Criminology or permission of the instructor. (lec 3) cr 3.