- Introduction: Orientation to the unit and readings
- Globalization and contemporary crime: Frameworks and concepts
- Comparing crime: The global landscape of violence.
- Comparing Justice: Imprisonment and prison conditions across the globe.
- Monitoring the treatment of prisoners globally: Institutions and instruments.
- International Crimes: Genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity
- Addressing International and Atrocity Crimes: International courts and and transitional justice
- Transnational Corporations and Human Rights violations.
- Corruption: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives
- Culture, contested values and crime: Honour killing
- Globalisation and the future of crime and justice in Australia and Europe: The year 2030
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Online Assessment
- Resources and Links
- Assignment 1 - Assignment — Blog entry (20%)
- Assignment 2 - Essay (50%)
- Assignment 3 - Log of Learning (30%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
This subject examines the major, cutting-edge questions for criminology today. These include penal politics, policing, media and crime, restorative justice, the prison and state crime. It introduces students to the contemporary key thinkers and contributors in the field in Australia and overseas. Attention is given to the relationship between research, policy and politics in linking knowledge to social change.
Assessment details will be advised at the beginning of the subject offering.