Crime, Media and Culture (SLSS2605)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

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

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

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

Corequisites

SCLG2634

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