Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week for 12 weeks. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Entry to the Master of Criminology, Postgraduate Diploma or 4th year Honours in Criminology. Entry to the Master of Criminology, Postgraduate Diploma or 4th year Honours in Criminology.|
|Corequisites:||166-561 Global Reconstructions of Justice is a compulsory component of the first 100 points in the 200 point Master of Criminology course.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Criminology at Undergraduate level|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||none|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Dr. Nesam McMillan
Recent decades have seen a number of international and inter-regional initiatives aimed at nation-building, peacemaking, peacekeeping and the reconstruction of systems of law and justice in states emerging from colonial rule or de-federation, and/or under stress from internal conflict, adverse economic and environmental conditions or other debilitating factors. This subject provides a critical examination of the role of criminal justice reform within these broader initiatives. The subject examines efforts to reconstruct systems of law enforcement, adjudication and punishment, and assesses the nature and extent of criminological contributions to these efforts. Topics selected for detailed scrutiny will be drawn from a list which includes: the foundations and effectiveness of transformative justice programs. criminology and the idea of state modernisation. indigenous forms of conflict resolution and experiences with their integration into "mainstream" criminal justice systems. RAMSI (Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands). policing and other justice reforms in post-Apartheid South Africa, Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Haiti, East Timor or Papua New Guinea. the role of the United Nations in global and regional criminal justice through such structures as the Peacebuilding Commission and the UN Office of Drugs and Crime. and international criminal justice anti-corruption programs.
|Assessment:||Written work totalling 5000 words, comprising a 1500 word essay (30%) due mid-semester, and a 3500 word research essay (70%) due during the examination period.|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Criminology (CWT) |
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