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2021-2022 Catalog
CCJ 5692: Women and Crime

Course Description for Women and Crime

CCJ5692: Women and Crime
Prerequisite:  CJL 4310 This course focuses on an analysis of the roles and experiences of women as victims, criminal offenders, prisoners, and professional in relationship to the criminal justice system. Particular emphasis is placed on the gendered nature of crime and social control. Questions regarding the validity of criminological theory to explaining women's involvement in crime are also discussed