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Crime and Media - LAWS6327

Year - 2019

This unit critically explores the complex cultural, social and popular intersections between media and crime in the broadest sense. Topics covered include news reporting of crime; media constructions of offenders and offences; moral panic and labeling; media and policing; 'reality' crime shows; surveillance and social control, crime, television and film, crime and social media.

Classes
Mar 22, 23 and Apr 5, 6 (9-5)

Assessment
3000wd essay (40%) and 5000wd media analysis project (60%)

Additional information
Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/

Details

Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive April

25 Mar 2019

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 19 Apr 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Murray Lee
HECS Band: 3
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