Faculty of Arts


SOCIOL 216

Sociology and Crime: An Introduction


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for SOCIOL 216.

Description

Studies forms of criminal behaviour, the causes of crime, definitions of criminality and societal reaction to criminal activity. The main focus is on theories of crime which are critically analysed with reference to topical themes including race and crime, white collar and corporate crime, gender and crime and political violence and terrorism.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr David Mayeda

Reading/Texts

Trevor Bradley and Reece Walter. (2011) Introduction to Criminological Thought. 2nd ed. Auckland: Pearson.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

SOCIOL 216: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in Sociology or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology with a minimum B+ pass, or 15 points at Stage I in Sociology and 15 points from MĀORI 130, PHIL 103, POLITICS 109


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