Faculty of Arts


CRIM 310

Paradoxes of Crime Technology


Description

Explores the limits and contradictions of crime prevention technologies. Focuses on the tension between the promises of such technologies and their consequences. Limits are explored via critical analyses of DNA typing, fingerprint comparison, forecasting or prediction, security technologies, and environmental controls, such as “target hardening,” “guardianship,” and “environmental design.”

Availability 2022

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

CRIM 310: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

90 points in BA courses, including 30 points at Stage II


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