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|SOSC 219 - DYNAMICS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
This unique course will trace the grass-roots beginnings of the battered women's movement. It will examine the her/history of the first shelter for battered women, the dynamics of the "Battered Woman's Syndrome" and the emotional needs of the battered woman. Guest speakers for this course will include: three former battered women, the director of a batterer's re-education program, an attorney who works with battered women, and a domestic violence police liaison. A Strengthen Our Sisters documentary film will be featured and readings will include a compilation of relevant information and articles. Field Work Option: work/study option at a battered women's shelter in lieu of a final research paper.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
Social Science Department
MJ-AMER-Gender & Sexuality, MJ-LAWS-Law & Society Elective