Crime Research and Policy (LAWS6032)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit provides an examination of research methods in the context of criminology. The relationship between theory and methodology is explored. The production of knowledge about crime is critically assessed. Sources and forms of crime data are discussed and their significance is assessed. Research design, evaluation and analysis are also studied.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week

Assessment

2000wd research problem (30%) and 5000wd research proposal (70%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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