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2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRIM 360 - Gender, Race, and Crime

This course examines how gender, race, and class affect criminal laws and criminal justice policies and practices. Students consider the position of females and racial minorities from the perspectives of victims, offenders, and criminal justice practitioners. Topics include racial profiling, sentencing disparities, hate crime legislation, zero-tolerance policies, the war on drugs, and intimate partner violence.

Prerequisites & Notes
CRIM 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 

CRIM 260 Criminology 

Credits: 3