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Winter 1998


Course syllabus for CJUS 450 Women and Minorities in Criminal Justice

Course description: Only in the last several years has the topic of female crime and criminality begun to attract attention. Patterns of criminal behavior, the etiology of female crime, and the CJUS responses with special emphasis on the correctional aspects of female offenders will be the main focus of this course in an effort to assist student to become sensitive to and aware of the relationship between women, crime, and justice. The second half of the course will deal with race, gender and justice issues.