Units of Study
SCLG2634 - Crime, Punishment and Society
Semester 2, 2012 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Rebecca Scott Bray
The unit introduces students to the analysis of crime, detection and punishment in their historical, social, political and cultural contexts. It discusses the major theoretical perspectives on the explanation of crime as well as the role and functions of punishment. It examines a range of issues in understanding crime and criminal justice, including the cultural life of crime, forensic knowledges, policing and prisons, and youth and juvenile justice.
tutorial participation (10%), 1x500wd paper and tutorial facilitation (20%), 1x1500wd essay (30%) and 1x2500wd take-home exam (40%)
unit reader will be available through the Copy Centre
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
Two of SCLG1001, SCLG1002, SLSS1001, SLSS1002 or LAWS1100
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