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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Special Topics- Gender, Crime, and Families


Families are a major social institution that operate as a cornerstone of human experiences. They also deeply impact broader social structures due to their central position as an arbiter between individuals and an array of other institutions such as communities, schools, and the criminal justice system. In this course, we examine the interrelationship between gender, crime, and families. Doing so provides an opportunity for nuanced engagement with existing social science research on gender and crime and how that relationship impacts and is shaped by family/families.
Course Details

Fall 2021

Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
Sarah Becker
Base Cost: $1,928 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021