This course is an advanced look at feminist theory and its applications in the areas of law, crime, and criminological research. Possible topics include: the legal regulation of sexuality (e.g. pornography, prostitution), reproductive rights, identity politics, gender-based hate crime, sexual assault law, family violence, gender and the labour force, media representations of sex and gender, as well as debates and controversies on these issues as they exist among feminist theorists. Prerequisites: A minimum of 75 credit hours, which includes CRIM 1013 and 1023, or permission of the instructor. Cross-listed with HMRT and WSGS.
- Teacher: Karla O'Regan