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Introduction to Criminology View details

What is 'crime'? How do we measure the extent of crime? What kind of people are 'criminals'? How do we explain crime? Why do some people commit crime more than others and what should society do about those people who commit crime? These are some of the questions that criminologists try to answer using systematic and rigorous research. Through the use of tutor presentations and class discussions around short, pre-set readings this course will explore these issues.

What is Criminology? View details

What is 'crime'? How do we measure the extent of crime? What kind of people are 'criminals'? How do we explain crime? Why do some people commit crime more than others and what should society do about those people who commit crime? These are some of the questions that criminologists try to answer using systematic and rigorous research. Through the use of tutor presentations and class discussions around short, pre-set readings this course will explore these issues.