Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: GEN                                     Course Number: 205                                    
Course Title: Gender and Justice
Subject: Gender Studies
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will examine assumptions about gender and sexuality and the ways that various institutions such as nation-states, transnational NGOs, religions, communities, and families reinforce and/or punish people who challenge these images. The course will also address the power held by governing institutions, particularly in the area of justice,social and criminal, and the ramifications this power holds for individuals and communities. Students taking this course will better understand the ways that gender, sexuality, class, and race interact with social institutions and norms throughout the world.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 201, GEN 101 or ANT/PSY/SOC 210
Start Date:    06/30/2012                         End Date: