2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.