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Captivating Courses: Punishment and Society Course Gives Villanova Students Hands-On Experience in the Criminal Justice System

Captivating Courses: Punishment and Society Course Gives Villanova Students Hands-On Experience in the Criminal Justice System

More than 105 million people have seen an episode of Orange Is the New Black. In the show, situated at a fictional women’s federal prison, the main character struggles to adjust to life in prison, as well as with her fellow inmates. Throughout the series, characters were exposed to the realities that exist within the prison system: privatization, funding, inequalities, corruption, discrimination, violence, racism, living conditions, safety and more. Those themes are the focus of Dr. Jill McCorkel’s Punishment & Society course.

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