Core unit for police studies major in BSocSci (Police Studies), conventional pathway. Police members please refer to HSP316.
This unit examines the roles and functions that the police play as a major agency of governance in society. The structures and strategies of policing are analysed and the relationships between government, the police, other governmental institutions and the public are discussed. Issues concerning such matters as police accountability, police culture and police deviance, oversight authorities, the managerial approach to policing, community policing and transnational policing are examined. Case material from Australia and international jurisdictions to illustrate policy issues and contemporary practices.
|Unit name||Policing and Governance|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Policing and Emergency Management|
|Coordinator||Ms Emma MacDonald|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
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- Demonstrate and apply theoretical knowledge and research (about a specified topic area) to analyse cases.
- Identify, analyse and evaluate contrasting arguments using evidence to justify your view.
- Communicate in writing in the form of essays, oral presentations, and informally in online discussion forums.
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Prerequisites25 credit points at Introductory level or higher
|Assessment||Power point presentation (40%)|Case analysis (40%)|Discussion Forum participation (20%)|
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