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Courses - Fall 2019
AMST
American Studies Department Site
AMST262
Houses, Schools, and Prisons in American Life
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP, SCIS
This interdisciplinary course explores the role of property, discipline, and punishment in American life. By exploring the ideological underpinnings in property, discipline, and punishment and their manifestations in houses, schools, and prisons we will explore how these entities reflect American society and its values.