LAWS6893 - Environmental Criminology: Space & Place
- Examine traditions of criminological theorising, research and public intervention that focus on the socio-spatial context(s) and determinants of crime and its governance.
- Explore the principal sources of data collection, the methodologies and theoretical underpinnings concerned with the spatial and social ecological dispersion of crime and deviance and its techniques of management and control.
- Investigate the relationship of public safety and crime prevention to public policy/interventions in areas such as urban and regional planning, housing, local government and community services.
Criminological theorising, research and public intervention; socio-spatial contexts; determinants of crime and its governance; spatial and social ecological dispersion of crime and deviance; public safety, crime prevention and public policy for urban regional planning, housing, local government and community services.
Semester 1 Intensive
15, 16 March & 12, 13 April 2013
The timetable is subject to frequent changes. Please refer to the latest version of the Postgraduate Timetable.
- 1 x 4,000 Word Essay (50%)
- 1 x Research Project (50%)
Please note: This unit replaced LAWS6893 Environmental Criminology.
You can credit this unit towards Legal Professional Development (LPD). Units of study that are part of Sydney Law School’s Postgraduate Program meet the necessary Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of the New South Wales Bar Association. You may complete this unit of study by enrolling on a non-degree basis or on an audit basis only with no assessment via Single Unit Enrolment.
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