Week 3: Critical Criminology and the Construction of the Latinx Criminal Imaginary
- Alexander, M. (2012). The New Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness. The New Press.
- Romero, M. (2001). State Violence, and the Social and Legal Construction of Latino Criminality: From El Bandido to Gang Member.
- Zoot Suit (1981) [Netflix]
Week 4: Critical Criminology and the Construction of the Latinx Criminal Imaginary
Assignment: Film Response 1
- Leon, K. S. (2021). Latino criminology: Unfucking colonial frameworks in “Latinos and crime” scholarship. Critical Criminology, 29(1), 11-35.
- Aja, Alan and Alejandra Marchevsky, “How Immigrants Became Criminals,” Boston Review, March 17, 2017.
- American Me (1992) [Netflix] (*Trigger warning: Sexual Violence*) or
- Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
- Serial (Podcast) Season 3 Episode 2
Week 5: LatinX Youth and the Criminal Justice Complex – Intersections of Race and Ethnicity
- Brewer, R. M., & Heitzeg, N. A. (2008). The racialization of crime and punishment: Criminal justice, color-blind racism, and the political economy of the prison industrial complex. American Behavioral Scientist, 51(5), 625-644.
- Peterson and Omari, 2018. “Unequal Treatment: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Miami-Dade Criminal Justice System,” ACLU.
- When They See Us (2019) [Netflix]
- Serial (Podcast) Season 3
- Justice in America (Podcast).