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CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND GENDER (SOC)

Section and Number: 
SOC 415
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(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.

Prerequisite Details: 

SOC 325 and two 200-level Sociology courses.