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Number:CJ333
Name:Multicultural Issues in C.J.
Description:This course is designed to address cultural diversity as it relates to criminal justice and criminology with a focus directed to such issues as gender, race, ethnicity and sexuality. The student will engage in readings, discussion and hands on projects during this semester of study.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every fall semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): CJ121
CJ122
or permission of instructor

Course Objectives

"Identify how bridging cultural barriers is an acquired skill, requiring self awareness and an understanding of others and their cultural values."
"Discuss how cultural issues can include: race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, ability, language, education, position, and nation of origin."
Identify certain elements and stages of prejudice.
Identify certain elements of discrimination.
Discuss guidelines for achieving communication free of racial or ethnic bias.
Discuss actions that can be taken to help eliminate prejudice and discrimination in the criminal justice system.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2012 Color of Justice 1-111-34692-5 Walker, Samuel 5TH 12 Wadsworth, Inc
S 2012 The Color of Justice: Race, Ethnicity, and Crime 1111346925 Walker 5th Cengage
F 2011 INVESTIGATING DIFFERENCE 0-205-61021-8 CRIMINAL JU 2 PH
F 2010 INVESTIGATING DIFFERENCE 0-205-61021-8 CRIMINAL JU 2 PH
F 2009 INVESTIGATING DIFFERENCE 0-205-61021-8 CRIMINAL JUSTIC 2 PEARSON EDUCATION
F 2008 COLOR OF JUSTICE 0-534-62446-4 WALKER 4 CENGAGE LEARNING
F 2008 WITH JUSTICE FOR ALL 0-13-033463-4 JOSEPH PEARSON EDUCATION
F 2008 With Justice for All: Minorities and Women in CJ 0130334634 Joseph, Janice Prentice Hall
F 2007 COLOR OF JUSTICE WALKER 4 WAD
F 2005 COLOR OF JUSTICE WALKER 3RD 04
F 2003 Color of Justice 0534594999 Walker Thomson
F 2002 Color of Justice 0534523625 Walker 2nd Thomson
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