10 Credits SPRING



Aims/Description: Crime is a major social problem in virtually all societies. In this module, sociological understandings of crime are discussed, often with reference to their implications for policy. The module will introduce you to major research about crime in contemporary Britain and help you to understand the contribution of sociology to its analysis. This module will be of value to anyone thinking about a career in the criminal justice services, journalism, public service, the voluntary sector and anyone interested in understanding the significance of crime in contemporary British society

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Staff Contact: Maureen Howard
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study, Drop-in surgeries
Assessment: Course work

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