Course: CJS 418. Gender and Crime (3)
Prerequisite: SOC 250 or CJS 102 or CJS 302 or permission of instructor. Focuses on the influence of gender structures and gender interactions on criminal perpetration, victimization, and societal responses to crime. Includes a focus on women as victims and perpetrators of crime as well as discussion of how gender impacts men’s experiences with offending and victimization. Critically examines societal stereotypes about gender and the impact on societal approaches to crime.