This course provides a thorough and critical look at intimate partner violence from a sociological perspective. Students will acquire the skills necessary to effectively study intimate partner violence in the United States through examination of history, theories, and methods, before proceeding to investigate how intimate partner violence is shaped by social location. Race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, family composition, religion, and military status will all be included. Throughout, students will analyze and evaluate social service responses to intimate partner violence. (WI) Prerequisites: CLS101 or SHS101. Offered spring of odd years.
Offered spring of odd years