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Gender Violence

Women, Gender, And Sexuality Studies 393 - Spring 2020

This course will explore the issue of violence against women within families, by strangers in the workplace, and within the context on international and domestic political activity. In each area, issues of race, class, culture, and sexuality will be examined as well as legal, medical and sociological responses. Readings will cover current statistical data, research, and theory as well as information on the history of the battered women's movement, the rape crisis center movement, violent repression of women's political expressions internationally, and the effect of violence on immigrant and indigenous women in the U.S. and abroad. STUDENTS MUST ENROLL IN A DISCUSSION SECTION FOR THE COURSE. STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN L77 393 VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: CURRENT ISSUES AND RESPONSES CAN NOT TAKE THIS CLASS.
Course Attributes: EN SBU BAAS SSCAS SD IFA SSCAR SSCAS SC