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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: SOC                                     Course Number: 215                                    
Course Title: Social Control and Gender: Women in American Society
Subject: Sociology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The effects of various systems of social control on women in American society. The systematic impact of race, ethnicity, informal and formal sources of social control of women, ranging from traditional family sex roles to the treatment of women by courts and prisons, health care institutions, and schools. Examination of organized efforts by women to change both their social roles and organized institutions.

Prerequisite: ENG 101. In addition: SOC 101 or PSY 101 or ANT 101.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: