Author

Marcus McCray

Date Approved

2015

Date Posted

1-6-2016

Degree Type

Campus Only Senior Honors Thesis

Department

Political Science

First Advisor

Barbara Patrick

Second Advisor

Jeffrey Bernstein

Abstract

An exploration of mass incarceration and the War on Drugs, its effects and motives. The paper examines the historical context of African American incarceration, and its relation to the War of Drugs. Finally, the paper makes a case for mass incarceration and the War on Drugs being used as mechanisms of sociology-economic control by the American government.

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