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WGST 365 Intimate Family Violence

Examines the scope and variety of violence in the family from an interdisciplinary perspective that includes: (a) a theoretical framework of economics, law, public policy, psychology, and sociology; (b) a cross-cultural understanding of family violence against girls and women; and (c) an exploration of the sociopolitical, legal, and cultural response to family violence. Discussion of the theories used to describe and research family violence that include: violence against women, children, intimate partners, and elderly family members.



Cross Listed Courses

AST-365, SOCI-365, WGST-565


Required WGST-100, WGST-111, WGST-125, WGST-193, AST-101, SOCI-101, or junior standing required

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