Criminal Justice

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Graduate Course Details
Number CRJ 705
Title Women and Criminal Justice
Credits 3.0


This course examines the role of women in the criminal justice system, as victims, offenders, inmates and professionals. This course analyzes: (1) variations and patterns in female criminality; (2) the rehabilitation of female offenders; (3) the context and meaning of female victimization; and (4) gender and criminal justice professions. In addition, special attention is devoted to criminal justice theories and their relevance to women.