Courses & Units

Crime and Criminal Justice HGA206

This unit has been discontinued.

Note:

Core unit for Criminology major

Introduction

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: (i) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections); (ii) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims and offenders, white collar crime, violent crime); (iii) the relationship between specific social groups (young people, women and Indigenous Australians) and the criminal justice system; (iv) responses to crime (crime prevention, victims, alternative dispute resolution).

Summary

Unit name Crime and Criminal Justice
Unit code HGA206
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Sociology and Criminology
Coordinator Doctor Vicky Nagy
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate

Availability

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Learning Outcomes

  • apply key sociological and criminological terms and concepts in the study of crime and criminal justice.
  • critically evaluate the criminal justice system in terms of its structure and operation, its relationship with particular social groups, and the limits and possibilities of its various responses to crime.
  • develop your ability to justify your position on key debates in the study of crime and criminal justice, with reference to relevant sources.
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Requisites

Prerequisites

25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HGA306 AND LAW615 AND HGA263 AND LAW638

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (internally) (40%)|Essay (30%)|Reflection (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Textbook: White, R., Perrone, S., Howes, L. (2019). Crime, Criminality and Criminal Justice, 3rd edition, Docklands: OUP.

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