- Anglo-Saxon Origins of English Criminal Law
- Legal Developments after the Norman Conquest of 1066
- Torture and the Emergence of the Jury Trial
- Social Control, Witches and Moral Panic in England during the 16th and 17th Centuries
- Crime and Criminals in the 18th Century
- The 'Bloody Code' and Capital Punishment in 18th Century Britain
- Crime and Convict Transportation
- Crime and Criminals in the 19th Century
- The Rise of the Prison
- Policing in the 19th Century
- Identifying Criminals in the 19th Century
- Chat Rooms
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Overview Notes
- Resources and Links
- Printable format materials
- Online Assessment
Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in this area, eg from studying related Level 1 and 2 subjects or other relevant experience.
No special requirements
This subject examines the incidence of crime, the development of the law and criminal justice processes in response to crime, and the means of punishment to deal with crime. Covering the period from the Middle Ages to the end of the nineteenth century, the focus will be mainly on Europe and the ways in which crime impacted on communities, how the meaning of criminality shifted over time, and the agencies for change in dealing with criminals.
- Essay 1 (30%)
- Essay 2 (40%)
- Online Discussion (30%)
Textbooks are not required.
Textbook information is pending.