CRIME AND CRIMINOLOGY
Credit points: 15
This subject offers an introduction to the study of criminology. It examines the development and nature of different criminological perspectives and methods and explores the implications of these for defining, understanding and responding to crime. The operations of criminal justices systems, in particular, the role of police, courts and corrections are also considered. Through examination of contemporary issues, debates and case studies concerning crime, law and order, attention is drawn to the relationship that exists between criminology, criminal justice systems, social policy and social order.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorSusanne Davies
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Special conditions Core first-year subject in the Bachelor of Legal Studies (LBLS)
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Weekly readings available via LMS and/or e-reserve in the library.||Prescribed||N/A||N/A|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusanne Davies
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
|one 1,500-word major essay||35|
|one 500-word analysis of a crime-related representation||15|
|one 500-word critical reflection||20|
|three on-line quizzes (equivalent to 500 words each)||30|