20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module examines the experiences and treatment of men and women as victims and criminals. It examines whether and how offending patterns vary according to gender and explores connections between gender, offending and victimisation. The module also explores the treatment of and experiences of men and women within the criminal justice system. It argues that in order best to understand crime and criminal justice, criminologists must understand both as gendered.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to law students. Numbers may be limited according to staff availablity.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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