Crime, Deviance and Society

Subject Code: CULT 1005

Contact hours: Recommended 8-10 hours of study per week

Subject Description

Crime, Deviance and Society introduces students to the study of criminology and the sociology of deviance. Students will examine the theories of the Chicago school, labelling and deviance theory, Marxism, feminism and queer theory in a criminal context. Using contemporary case studies, students will explore topics such as crime in the media, alcohol and drug abuse and Indigenous incarceration.

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