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Sociology 219: Gender, Crime, and Justice

Winter 2019

01:

1/07

Course introduction

READINGS:

Review course syllabus

02:

1/14

How gender & race Structure punishment

03:

1/21

Theoretical Foundations

READING

1. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 1: Enduring Legacies," p. 19-42. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

2. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 2: Policing Paradigms and Criminalizing Webs," p. 43-69. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

04:

1/28

Policing girls

READING

1. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 3: Policing Girls," p. 70-87. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

2. Maynard, Robyn. 2017. "Canadian Education is Steeped in Anti-Black Racism." The Walrus. 

05:

2/4

Policing (Dis)Ability

READING

1. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 4:  Policing (Dis)Ability," p. 88-103. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

2. Ware, Syrus, Joan Ruzsa, and Giselle Dias. 2014. “It Can’t Be Fixed Because It’s Not Broken: Racism and Disability in the Prison Industrial Complex.” In Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada, edited by Liat Ben-Moshe, Chris Chapman, and Allison C. Carey, 163–84. New York: Palgrave Macmillan US.

06:

2/11

#Metoo

READING

1. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 5: Police Sexual Violence," p. 104-126. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

2. Rotman, Isabella. 2016 (Second Edition). Not on My Watch: A Bystander's Handbook for the Prevention of Sexual Violence.

2/18

READING WEEK

TBD

07:

2/25

TEST i

Test I will cover reading & lecture material from Weeks 1-6.

08:

3/4

POLICING GENDER & SEX

READING

1. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 6: Policing Gender Lines," p. 127-143. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

2. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 7: Policing Sex," p. 144-164. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

09:

3/11

Policing Motherhood & police responses to violence

READING

1. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 8: Policing Motherhood," p. 165-182. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

2. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 9: Policing Responses to Violence," p. 183-202. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

10:

3/18

What now? Resistance and Next steps

READING

1. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Chapter 10: Resistance" p. 203-232. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

2. Ritchie, Andrea J. 2017. "Conclusion," p. 233-241. Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Boston: Beacon Press.

11:

3/25

TEST iI

Test II will cover reading & lecture material from Weeks 8-10.

4/1

Final project due

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