Crime and Punishment in England, 1750-1900

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Crime and Punishment in England, 1750-1900

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Assessment: 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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