Crime, Deviance and Society

Unit Code: 102039.1

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

Unit 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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