2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CJ 248 - Women and Crime

The focus of this course is on women in the criminal justice system as victims, offenders, and professionals. Relevant theories (such as a discussion of the feminist criminological perspective), policies, and empirical studies, as well as the historical, socio-political, and cultural forces that gave rise to them will be examined. Topics may include: domestic violence and women who kill, women’s trajectory into crime, runaways, drug use, girl gangs, female police officers, and mothers behind bars. Films, speakers.

Prerequisite: CJ 158  
1 semester. 3 credits.
Alternating Fall Semesters.