Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week for 12 weeks. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Criminology at Undergraduate level|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||191-520 Compliance, Regulation and Crime|
|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/|
ContactAssoc. Prof. Fiona Haines firstname.lastname@example.org
There is increasing public and political demand that harms and risks to people, the environment, financial systems, and the like, be reduced, if not eliminated altogether. Tighter regulation, including in some cases use of the criminal law, is often seen as the means to reduce these harms. This subject critically analyses the capacity of regulation to reduce harm. It reviews the political context of regulation, the wide variety of regulatory regimes and techniques currently used and the problems faced by regulators. The subject brings together practitioners and students to critically assess the capacity of regulation to reduce risk. The subject uses a wide variety of case examples to encourage discussion and debate about when to regulate and how to do so effectively. Students completing the subject should be able to critically analyse regulation and the regulatory impulse, understand a range of regulatory techniques and their relevance to a wide range of contemporary social harms
An essay of 1500 words (25%) due mid-semester, and an essay of 3500 words 75% (due in the examination period).
Hurdle Requirement: Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. Students who fail to meet this hurdle requirement will be deemed ineligible to submit the final piece of assessment for this subject. Regular participation in class is required.
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% 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.
A subject reader will be available for purchase from the University Bookshop. Case studies for discussion will be provided by the School.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Criminology (CWT) |
Master of Public Policy and Management (Coursework)
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