Minor in Law, Justice and Society - Sociology of Law SOSA 3285   Sociology of Law
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course is a sociological examination of law both as a mechanism of social regulation and as a field of knowledge. It explores classical and contemporary theoretical contributions to Sociology of Law. Some specific issues to be analyzed include law and social control, law and social change, social reality of the law, the profession and practice of law, violence against women, and the influence of race, gender and social status in the outcome of legal decisions.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: One SOSA 1000 level course or FYP or LAWS 2510