International Human Rights
General Catalog Course Title:
International Human Rights
Terms Offered:
Spring 2016
Spring 2015
Fall 2012
Fall 2011
Spring 2010
Course Thread: 
Human Rights
Miller, Alice M.
Alexa Koenig
Eric Stover

This course considers how the practice of punishing crime can be understood in terms of the larger system of social life and cultural values in which punishment occurs. In exploring the social meanings of punishment, it examines some of the major historical changes in punishment that have been introduced in America and Europe since the 18th century.

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