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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

SOC 2950 - “The Wire” - Sociology Through TV & Film

This course uses HBO’s series “The Wire” (2002-2008) as the course “text” to illustrate and analyze the intersection of economy, education, class, race, crime, and politics within the lives of the urban underclass. Special emphasis is placed upon the significance of television and film as a form of communication that illustrates the complex interplay of social structure and social problems.

Credits: 3