Sociology | Women & Deviance
S329 | 4107 | Weinberg
THIS COURSE MAY NOT BE TAKEN FOR GRADUATE CREDIT
Using theoretical models of deviant behavior, deviant labeling, and
other forms of victimization, this course examines how women’s gender
roles relate to crime, mental illness, alcoholism, drug addiction,
body image, rape, pornography, sex work, lesbianism, and toilet matters.
Readings: Eleanor M. Miller, Street Woman, 2005.
Laura T. Fishman, Women at the Wall: A Study of Prisoners’ Wives Doing
Time on the Outside, Albany: State University of New York Press, 1990.
Martin S. Weinberg, “Women and Deviance,” TIS Packet, 2006.
Grading: Three non-cumulative examinations, optional