Crime and Punishment in England, 1750-1900
University of Roehampton
Area of Study
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewAssessment: presentation [25%], unseen paper (2 hours) [75%]
The module explores the changing experiences and cultural understandings of crime and punishment, and their significance, during a period of rapid political, economic and social change in England. In order to accomplish this, the module: establishes a broad picture of chronological change in patterns of and discourses about crime, policing and punishment in the period; explores class and sexual politics in the period through the study of discourse about crime and the field of operation of the criminal law; and examines the sources for the study of crime, such as legal records, investigative journalism, and criminal statistics.
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