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Crime, Media and Culture - CRIM3602

Year - 2020

This unit examines criminological approaches that explore intersections between criminal justice, law, media forms and cultural dynamics, including in the areas of moral panics, media trials, crime fear, cultural criminology, popular culture, serial killing, female criminality, surveillance, policing protest, organised crime, and terrorism.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x 1000wd equivalent Presentation (20%), 1x 2000wd Research essay (50%), 1x 1500wd Take home exercise (30%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-legal Studies




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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