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Why should my department consider offering a violence studies course?
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Goodney-Lea, Suzanne. 2010. “Why Should My Department Consider Offering a Violence Studies Course?”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


First and foremost, this is one of the "sexy" topics, and, much as we doth protest the "nuts, sluts, perverts" variety of sociology, it fills classrooms and pays the bills. At a time when departmental budgets are being deeply slashed, this is no small consideration. Whether we like it or not, the sex and death courses are what our students flock toward....

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Deviant Behavior/Social Disorganization
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