Faculty of Arts


CRIM 307

Doing Time: Incarceration and Punishment


Description

Examines punishment and incarceration as a complex social institution informed by a range of social relations and cultural meanings. Explores the way politics shape notions of law and order and also looks at technologies of incarceration.

Topics include: history of punishment, theories of incarceration, sentence determination, inmate and staff perspectives on incarceration, youth, refugees, enemy combatant detention centres, penalty regimes.

Availability 2019

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

CRIM 307: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points from CRIM 201, 202 or 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights

Restrictions

SOCIOL 337


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