University of Portland Bulletin 2020-2021

SOC 432 Gender and Violence

The course explores the way gender is associated with violence as well as the roots and manifestations of gender-based violence. Particular attention will be paid to sexual assault, prostitution and domestic violence. Students will be able to explain and apply theories of violence and will have a choice of actively working to reduce violence or conducting a research project to better understand violence.


SOC 214, PSY 214 or SW 214 or permission of instructor.
  • Up one level
  • 400