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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: SOC                                     Course Number: 333                                    
Course Title: Gender Issues in International Criminal Justice
Subject: Sociology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course will examine the role of gender in crime and criminal justice and will cover the following topics from a cross-cultural comparative perspective: (1) Women as offenders, including the range of offenses, their seriousness, and changes in the nature; (2) Women as victims, including abused women, rape victims, and women forced into prostitution; (3) Women as social control agents/professionals in the criminal justice systems (as attorneys, police officers, correctional officers, etc.).

Prerequisite: ENG 102. In addition: SOC 101 or CRJ 101 or International CRJ 101; and junior standing or above.
  
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: