CCJ 35005 Women, Crime, and the Law

This course will examine the basic study of the female offender, women and girls in the criminal justice system, and the roles of women working in the criminal justice system. The course will introduce students to gender and ethnic diversity issues within the justice system, along with the strengths of oppressed people, especially women of color. A wide range of issues are covered, including the rate of early childhood sexual abuse, victimization among female inmates, and obstacles for women working within the justice system. 




CCJ 20000, SOC 10200, PSY 10000, or ANT 11200; junior standing.