DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HISTORY

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS FOR

WINTERSESSION

JANUARY 2 - 23, 2001

 

 Anthropology

 Political Science

 Sociology

 

ANTHROPOLOGY

 

ANTH 2202.61 ANTHROPOLOGY OF SEX

Explores the evolution of sex and sexual behavior, drawing on data from biology; Looks at the relationship between sexual behavior and social structure; Examines the biological basis of differences between the sexes; Also explores the evolution and biology of sexual orientation. The focus is on human and non-human primates.

WEB COURSE OFFERING Tortorice

 

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

POLI SCIE 2305.31 WOMEN AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

Challenges women face in the criminal justice system, and treatment women receive once they have become involved in the system. Course examines women as prisoners, as victims, as lawyers, advocates, and law enforcement officers.

M, T, W, TH 1:30-5:15PM Spagnola

 

 

SOCIOLOGY

 

SOCI 2307.31 DEVIANCE AND SOCIAL CONTROL

Analysis of deviant behavior as a general characteristic of social systems; critical review of various sociological theories concerning the nature and functions of deviance; examination of philosophical, legal and practical aspects of social control.

WEB COURSE OFFERING Gadsden (gygadsden@aol.com)

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