Faculty of Arts

CRIM 300

Ethnic Targeting: Crime, Racialisation and the State

Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for CRIM 300.


Examines historical and contemporary examples of criminalisation of ethnic minorities by the state. This includes the social construction of "mugging", overpolicing of ethnic minority communities, "stop-and-search", social control of "ethnic gangs", racialisation of urban riots and Islamophobia in the "War on Terror".

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018


Lecturer(s) Professor Scott Poynting


A course reader will be made available if required


CRIM 300: 15.0 points


15 points from CRIM 201, 202

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