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Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment? (FutureLearn)

Sep 27th 2021
Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment? (FutureLearn)
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Explore life inside UK prisons. Learn whether this type of punishment reduces crime and if rehabilitation can prevent reoffending. Explore the ethics of imprisonment and identify prison alternatives. England and Wales have the highest incarceration rate in Western Europe. Almost a quarter of these prisoners are held in overcrowded [...]
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Sep 27th 2021
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COVID-19 and Global Inequalities (edX)

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COVID-19 and Global Inequalities (edX)
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This course explores the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on members of disadvantaged communities, with lectures and course materials from dozens of countries, around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has taken millions of lives and caused many millions of people to lose their jobs and/or [...]
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Hot Topics in Criminal Justice (Coursera)

The American criminal justice system is in need of reform. We incarcerate too many people. We pay insufficient attention to scientific advances that can help separate out the most and least culpable and dangerous. We grant the police far too much power to use force and technological surveillance.
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Justice, Mercy and Mass Incarceration (Coursera)

Jun 29th 2020
Justice, Mercy and Mass Incarceration (Coursera)
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There are three orienting facts that render mass incarceration in the United States an ethical problem worthy of our deep consideration. First, the rate of incarceration has grown dramatically over the last 40 years so that today there are 2.2 million people in prison or jail, and another 5 [...]
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Incarceration's Witnesses: American Prison Writing (edX)

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Incarceration's Witnesses: American Prison Writing (edX)
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Study how first-person testimonial by incarcerated people writing about their experience inside—prisoner witness—can help us in understanding the American prison system. The U.S. incarcerates a larger number and percentage of its own citizens than any nation on earth: larger than China, Russia, Cuba, or Iran. American ex-offenders are arrested [...]
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