2014-2015 Undergraduate Bulletin

SOC 215 Social Control and Gender: Women in American Society

3 hours 

The effects of various systems of social control on women in American society. The systematic impact of race, ethnicity, informal and formal sources of social control of women, ranging from traditional family sex roles to the treatment of women by courts and prisons, health care institutions and schools. Examination of organized efforts by women to change both their social roles and organized institutions.




ENG 101 and one of the following: SOC 101, PSY 101 or ANT 101