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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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1
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5 horas para concluir

Course Welcome and Introduction

This module introduces the course's focus on mass incarceration in the United States as an ethical challenge. The facts that define the issue reveal a nation in crisis. We begin with an exploration of religious faith as one starting point for our investigation. However, this course is intended for anyone who is concerned with the problem of incarceration. Beyond following the theological call to attend to the least of these, the course is also motivated by the sociological observation that we learn much about ourselves and our society by exploring how we treat those we deem "criminal." The first module describes the elements of mass incarceration in the United States, and begins to investigate the causes and consequences of this reality....
Reading
3 vídeos (total de (Total 29 mín.) min), 7 leituras, 2 testes
Video3 videos
Mass Incarceration: Introduction10min
Alex Friedmann: "Mass Incarceration, Criminalization, and Recidivism"5min
Reading7 leituras
Acknowledgements10min
About this course3min
Recommended Readings10min
About the "Pre-Course Survey"10min
Western Theories of Justice40min
Trends in U.S. Corrections10min
Facts About Prisons10min
Quiz1 exercício prático
Pre-Course Survey20min
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2
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5 horas para concluir

Crime and Punishment

This module takes up the questions of crime and punishment. What is crime and what are the purposes of punishment? What are the cultural resources that inform the way we think about punishment today?...
Reading
9 vídeos (total de (Total 96 mín.) min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video9 videos
Doug Knight: "Justice and Mercy Applied: Stories from the Bible"17min
Doug Knight: "Stories of Justice and Mercy: Cain and Abel"12min
Doug Knight: "Stories of Justice and Mercy: The Goring of the Ox"5min
Doug Knight: "The Ten Commandments: Law, Order and Sacred Authority"8min
Doug Knight: "Why the Bible Still Matters: Crime and Punishment Today"12min
Social Theories of Punishment8min
Retributive Theories of Punishment8min
Utilitarian Theories of Punishment8min
Reading4 leituras
The Bible and Punishment5min
Durkheim, The Functions of Crime30min
Retributive Justice30min
Legal Punishment30min
Semana
3
Horas para completar
10 horas para concluir

The Rise of the Prison

This module takes up the question of the rise of the prison, and its expressions in contemporary USA. How did the Prison Industrial Complex arise, and why has it taken the form it has? ...
Reading
11 vídeos (total de (Total 115 mín.) min), 7 leituras, 1 teste
Video11 videos
The Rise of the Prison, Part 2: The Colonial Period to Now6min
Alex Friedmann: "What is the prison-industrial complex or PIC?"3min
Lisa Guenther: "How do prisoners end up in solitary confinement, and what happens there?"29min
"Why prisons Started using solitary confinement and why we should end the practice of extreme isolation"22min
Alex Friedmann: "History of the Private, For-Profit Prison: The Convict Lease System"9min
Joe Ingle: "The Convict Lease System"3min
Alex Friedmann: “The Private Prison Business Model”5min
Alex Friedmann: “Why Private Prisons? The Politics of Punishment”6min
Alex Friedmann: “Prisoners as Commodities: Moral and Ethical Objections to Private Prisons”11min
Alex Friedmann: “Private Prison Industry: Ancillary Products & Services”6min
Reading7 leituras
History of Prisons35min
Film Viewing Guide: "The Farm: Angola Prison"45min
The “Legacy of Slavery” Comes to the Smithsonian with Angola Prison Guard Tower Donation5min
Angola Museum: History of Angola Prison10min
Viewing Guide and links to PBS "Slavery by Another Name"30min
Mother Jones: "My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard"45min
Banking on Bondage: Private Prisons and Mass Incarceration45min
Semana
4
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7 horas para concluir

Criminalization: The Experience of Prison

This module looks more closely at the intimate details and experiences of criminalization and incarceration. We explore the experience of being charged with a crime, of going through the court system, and of finding oneself in prison. What is the experience of prison, both on those who find themselves inside and those who are the family and friends of the incarcerated?...
Reading
12 vídeos (total de (Total 147 mín.) min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
Video12 videos
Alex Friedmann: "Mass Incarceration, Criminalization and Recidivism"5min
Dawn Deaner: “History and Purpose of Public Defense”6min
Dawn Deaner: “Public Defense: How it Works and Doesn't Work”8min
Dawn Deaner: “The Impact of Poverty on Justice”10min
Dawn Deaner: “Biggest Challenges in Public Defense”8min
Dawn Deaner: “Concluding Thoughts”2min
Chief August Washington: “Challenges to Policing”11min
Roundtable Discussion: The Experience of Prison13min
Roundtable Discussion: The Day-to-Day Reality of Prison17min
Roundtable Discussion: The Hidden Pains of Prison32min
Roundtable Discussion: Painful Truths About Prison in America16min
Reading4 leituras
Gideon v. Wainwright 372 U.S. 335 (1963)30min
The Atlantic: "Travesties in Criminal Justice That Are Mostly Ignored"10min
Viewing Guide: PBS "Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story"10min
Viewing Guide: "Rikers: An American Jail"30min
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por JQJul 9th 2017

Great course. I enjoyed the lectures and readings.

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Graham Reside

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Vanderbilt University Divinity School

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Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tenn., is a private research university and medical center offering a full-range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees....

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