98000 Introduction to Criminology6cp
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
This subject introduces students to essential concepts, central issues and theoretical foundations, in the field of criminology. The subject focuses on defining crime, explaining how and why crimes are committed, how societies respond to crime, including the role of policing, prisons and community corrections as well as the changing nature of crime over time and in different social contexts. Through case studies, students develop foundational skills and knowledge necessary for work in the contemporary criminology sector/field.
Autumn session, City campus
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