University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Area of Study
Criminal Justice, Criminology
Taught In English
Prerequisite: 30 points (2 courses) from MĀORI 130, PHIL 103, POLITICS 109, SOCIOL 100, 101, 103 or 60 points passed (4 courses)
Course Level Recommendations
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
Exposes students to the major concepts and methodological approaches within cultural criminology, a field that is unique in its exploration of the meanings associated with crime and deviance. The course also considers the broader contexts of crime, how powerful groups and media influence criminal justice policies, and the relationship between popular discourses and the nature of social control.
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