Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 1.5 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points at second year in Criminology.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Levels 1 & 2 Criminology|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||191-427 Crime, Ethnicity and Race|
|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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CoordinatorMs Sarah James-Murray
This subject offers an examination of the relationship between crime, ethnicity and race. It explores, in particular, the relationship between whiteness, Indigenous status and the practices and institutions of the criminal justice system. It considers different theoretical perspectives on the processes of Indigenous criminalization and victimization, and examines specific issues such as settler racism, differential policing and access to justice. It explores criminal justice reforms through an analysis of the role of partnerships, voice and ethics.
|Assessment:||An essay of 2500 words 75% (due during semester), and a take-home exam of 1500 words 25% (due during the examination period).|
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||Available as a Breadth subject to non-Bachelor of Arts students|
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