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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Crime and Criminal Justice

Enrolment code: HGA206/306

Offered: Launceston: semester 2, Distance education: semester 2

Unit description:

Is a companion to Sociology of Deviance . While Sociology of Deviance explores explanations of crime and deviance, this unit focuses on crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding sociological 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 special interest groups (young people, women and Indigenous Australians) and the criminal justice system; (iv) responses to crime (crime prevention, victims, alternative dispute resolution).

Staff Dr D Habibis For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern int: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly; dist.ed: instructional package and weekend study schools (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Sociology or equiv  
Mutual exclusions HGE241/341, HSP202/302, HGA263/363  
Assessment mode 3,000-word assignment (50%), final 2-hr exam (50%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Sociology
Social Ecology
 
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
 
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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