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CJ 480 - Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice


Course examines women’s experiences as (a) offenders, (b) victims and (c) criminal justice employees. Examines female criminality including characteristics of female offenders, the adjudication of female defendants and offender classification systems are reviewed for their relevance to understanding motivational and behavioral patterns in female offenders. Crime causal theories (biological, sociological, psychological) are evaluated for their compatibility with female crime. Examines social and policy issues in criminal justice responses to female victimization, particularly in domestic violence and rape cases. Addresses the impact of the integration of women into the criminal justice professions. Prerequisite(s): Senior class standing. (3)



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