Units of Study

SLSS2605 - Crime, Media and Culture

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Greg Martin
Phone: +61 2 9351 3319
Email: greg.martin@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit examines criminological approaches that explore intersections between crime/criminal justice, media forms and cultural dynamics. Topics include delinquent gangs, youth, subcultures and the law, folk devils and moral panics, cultural criminology, graffiti, edgework, television and fictional crime, serial killers, dark tourism, new technologies and social protest, surveillance, high crime, crime without frontiers.

Assessments

1000wd photo essay and/or critical commentary and/or book review (20%) and 2000wd research essay (50%) and 1500wd take-home exercise (30%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies) and (SLSS2603)

Corequisites

SCLG2634

Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SLSS2605

Lecture

           

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