Gender, Crime and Violence

Unit Code: Gender, Crime and Violence

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

Unit Description

In recent decades, models and understanding of gender have become a major way of explaining crime and victimisation. This unit will critically engage with material from feminist researchers on the impact of gendered discourses on the criminal justice system. Students will use contemporary case studies to explore links between criminal offending and different violent and non-violent masculinities.

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