This unit explores key features of criminal justice processes and practices, with a critical examination of policing, sentencing, punishment and prison in their historical, social, political and cultural contexts. It considers a range of related concepts and issues, including the expansion of punishment in society and post-release life.
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x 1000wd Reflective Essay (20%), 1x 2000wd Research Essay (40%), 1x 1500wd Take Home Exercise (30%), x Tutorial Participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in SociologyProhibitions
SCLG2634 or SCLG2566