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

As taught in: 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.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Malick Ghachem

Course Features

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.