This unit considers some of the most recent and topical issues of crime and justice in Australia and elsewhere. It examines these in historical perspective and critically assesses them in the context of both contemporary and longstanding debates over criminal justice in politics, policy and criminological research.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1000wd Critical analysis (20%), 1x2000wd Research essay (40%), 1x1500wd Take home exercise (30%), 1x Participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Sociology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Social Policy