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Criminology 506 (6 points)



Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Topics will be drawn from the following: Methods of criminological research. Ideology and crime. Theories of crime and criminal behaviour. The sociology of criminal law. Legal and medical models. Imprisonment and prison reform. Organised and white collar crime. Sexual offences. Victimology and crime prevention. Other topics may be added in response to new developments.

Assessment: Online assessment module: 20% + optional research assignment (3,000 words): 40% + final examination (2 hrs writing plus 30 mins reading and noting time): 40% or 80%

Contact Hours: One 2-hour and one 1-hour lecture per week

Corequisites: LAW3300

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