17.908 Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law

Spring 2007

Yellow road sign featuring two figures walking together. Background is a border fence and blue sky.
Roadside sign at the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the topics covered in this course is illegal immigration. (Image courtesy of Steev Hise.)

Course Description

This course surveys the relationship between race and crime in the United States, with a special emphasis on the role this relationship has played in the development of American ideas about citizenship and nationhood.

Recommended Citation

For any use or distribution of these materials, please cite as follows:

Malick Ghachem, course materials for 17.908 Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law, Spring 2007. MIT OpenCourseWare (http://ocw.mit.edu/), Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Downloaded on [DD Month YYYY].
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Malick Ghachem

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
One session / week
3 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate