Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011: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 for 12 weeks. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Criminology at Levels 1 & 2|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||166-305 Comparative Criminology|
|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.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
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Criminology inherently is a comparative endeavour, drawing its conceptual frameworks, its objects of interest, and its tools of inquiry and discourse from an eclectic array of intellectual traditions, disciplines, histories, geographies and systems. Comparative Criminology is designed to explore the foundations and practices of comparative criminological inquiry. It establishes the various rationales for comparative inquiry, and traces the origins of formal comparative work in the writings of Herman Mannheim and others. It describes critically the tools and frameworks of comparative analysis: taxonomies of comparison. theories of modernity. theories of crime, deviance and social response. and crime, criminal justice, socio-demographic and geo-political data. And it illustrates the possibilities and limitations of comparative work through case studies in areas such as policing, juvenile justice, crime prevention, victimology, and the death penalty.
A take-home exam of 1500 words (35%) due mid- semester, and an essay of 2500 words (65%) due during the examination period.
This subject has a minimum Hurdle Requirement of 75% Tutorial attendance. Students who fail to meet this hurdle requirement will be deemed ineligible to submit the final piece of assessment or sit the final examination. Regular participation in tutorials is required.
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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