University of Technology Sydney

98004 Emerging and Contemporary Issues in Crime and Criminology

6cp; Online learning and weekly on-campus 1.5 hour seminars
Requisite(s): 98000 Introduction to Criminology


This subject focuses on the 21st-century landscape of crime, disorder and threats to public security by exploring the role of criminology in understanding and addressing emerging and contemporary issues. The subject considers a range of ‘new’ crime types at both the domestic and international levels. The subject also examines the responses to emerging and contemporary crime, disorder and threats to public security by state and non-state institutions, with a focus on strategic and operational policy, practice and procedures.

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