Criminal Justice and Gender

Also Known As

WMS
415
Course Section Number
SOC
415

Description

(Also WMS 415) This course involves a comprehensive examination of the particular situation of women when confronting the criminal justice system. Topics include: the history of women’s imprisonment, responses to female crime, theories of female criminality, crime statistics pertaining to women, and the criminal justice system’s response to women when they encounter it as victims.

Division

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Subject

Sociology

Academic Level

Undergraduate

Credits

1.00 c.u.

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