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Information relevant to 2003 – Unit Details

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Enrolment code: LAW615

Offered: Hobart: semester 1

Special note: may be taken as a BSocSc(PoliceStudies) unit

Unit description:

Studies the nature and explanations of crime and its control. The unit seeks an understanding of the nature of crime and society’s response to it in its historical, social and political context. Studies cover: the phenomenon of crime, why some forms of conduct are criminalised; theories and explanations of crime, focusing on the extent to which these approaches deal with the crimes of women as well as of men; and selected criminological issues; eg juvenile offenders, victims and any contemporary issues.

Staff Prof CA Warner and Ms T Henning 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 50-min lecture, 120-min seminar weekly Timetable
Assessment mode 2 x 2,000-word assignments (40% ea), oral presentation, seminar paper (10%), participation (10%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Recommended texts etc White R & Hains F, Crime and Criminology, An Introduction, ISBN 0195537742
White R & Perrone S, Crime and Social Control, An Introduction, ISBN 0195537750
Braithwaite J, Crime, Shame and Reintegration, ISBN 0521356687
Chappel D & Wilson P, Crime and the Criminal Justice in Australia: 2000 and Beyond, ISBN 0409316466
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Discipline (School) Law  
Courses Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BA and LLB)
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BEc and LLB)
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BCom and LLB)
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BSc and LLB)
Bachelor of Laws combined degrees (BIS and LLB)
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Faculty website Faculty of Law  
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