In this unit you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about:
- the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections);
- patterns of crime (measuring crime victims and offenders, white collar crime, violent crime);
- the relationship between specific social groups (young people, women and Indigenous Australians) and the criminal justice system;
- responses to crime (crime prevention, victims, alternative dispute resolution).
|Unit name||Crime and Criminal Justice|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
Dr. Michael Guerzoni
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Use criminological terms and concepts in the study of crime and criminal justice.
- Explain the roles and functions of various institutions of the criminal justice system.
- Examine the policies and practices of criminal justice.
- Critically reflect on your values and perceptions relating to crime and criminal justice.
- Communicate your ideas clearly in verbal and written forms.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Task 1: Exam, 2 hours (40%)
Task 2: Essay, 2000 words (30%)
Task 3: Research project, 1000 words + transcription (30%)
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