Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Women and the Criminal Justice System
CRJS 3336 Women and the Criminal Justice System
Prerequisites:CRJS 2086 and CRJS 1087
Antirequisites:SOCI 3927 if taken in 2003-2004.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:The focus of this course will be on women who are in conflict with the law. Issues related to female offenders will be examined. Topics such as substance abuse, suicide, and self-injurious behaviour will be studied. In addition, some consideration to issues faced by women working within the criminal justice system, as well as those who are victims of crime will be included. This course may be credited toward Gender Equality and Social Justice and Sociology.