2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ADJ250: Women and Crime

3 Credit(s)
This course studies gender specific legal issues. The history and introduction of women’s correctional facilities, disparities and differences from men’s prisons, and gender responsive correctional programming are explored. It also examines the profile of the female offender through the exploration of female criminality, female gangs, criminal sentencing trends, adjustment to correctional systems to address victimization are addressed. Emphasis is placed on the roles of female staff in correctional facilities and throughout the criminal justice system, including female law enforcement officers.