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Sociology

SOC 219

Women and the Law
3 Credits ■ As Needed ■ SS/ss ■ CC-OC

A study of women as victims and perpetrators of crime in America . Historical and contemporary women's lives are examined through fictional portrayal and factual data . Theories of causality, the legal status of women, the impact of rising female criminality, and the presence of women in law enforcement professions are addressed .

Prerequisite: CRJ 105 or SOC 105 and ENG 101, or permission of the instructor.