UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Course: GWS 370. Women and Violence (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. This course focuses on dimensions of violence women experience in the U.S. and internationally. It provides an overview of sexual violence, including rape in intimate partnerships, childhood sexual assault, sexual harassment, sex trafficking and violence against women under foreign occupation. Varied feminist scholarship around three broad areas will be covered: Sexual Violence Against Women; Physical Violence Against Women; and Perpetrators of Violence Against Women. The course includes an examination of case studies that illumine domestic abuse, judicial abuse and war rape among others. (Available for General Education, Social Sciences.)

Fall-2017 - Schedule of Classes

GWS 370

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