BLB1114 - Legal Research Methods or
ASL1003 - Criminal Justice Systems or
LCR1001 - Introduction to Criminology or
ABA1003 - Introduction to Sociology
|1.||Outline and discuss the main theoretical perspectives in criminology;|
|2.||Analyse the relative merits of competing perspectives on crime causation;|
|3.||Demonstrate critical understanding of more recent critical perspectives on the definition of crime and its control.|
|Presentation||Case study analysis||20%|
|Essay||1500 word essay||35%|
Crime and Criminology, 6th Ed,
White, R., Haines, F. & Asquith. N.L., 2017
Oxford University Press
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