Minor in Law, Justice and Society - Law and Justice in Canadian Society, to 1890 HIST 3226   Law and Justice in Canadian Society, to 1890
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Discussion begins with an exploration of concepts of law and justice among Native Peoples prior to and during the occupation of the continent by the French and British. The course pursues crime and the criminal law as they relate to broader changes within the society and economy of New France, British North America, and Canada. We analyze shifting patterns and perceptions of crime and punishment; the social, economic, political, and ideological significance of the criminal law; the influence of Britain, France and the United States on legal developments. Approved with Canadian Studies. RECOMMENDED: One previous history course
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Discussion

EXCLUSIONS: HIST 3225.03