Gender And Crime

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Sociology

Course Number: 
344
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
The extent and causes of gender differences in crime, from the "streets" to the "suites." Topics include problems in the general measurement of crime, historical and cross-cultural differences in the gender gap, the utility of general theories of the causes of crime in explaining the continuing gender gap, and a detailed look at the question and magnitude of gender discrimination in the American criminal justice system.
Comments: 

Pre Req: 100 or 200 lvl SOCIOL

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
16266

Course Sections

Gender And Crime
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Dwanna Robertson

M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM