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Social Problems - (In)equality and (In)justice

Undergraduate | GRF-CCJ108 | 2024

Previously GRF-CCJ18

Learn about different forms of power and oppression—and how they’re linked to social problems like crime. You’ll explore sociology and practice critical thinking. Approach criminology in a socially fair way.

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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Social Problems - (In)equality and (In)justice

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:

    1. Engage with a sociological framework to think critically about issues relevant to social problems and criminology
    2. Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of power, oppression, inequality, and intersectionality and the relevance of these to social problems and criminology
    3. Apply the above concepts to understand the relationship between your biography and social structures
    4. Analyse social problems of concern to criminology and critically reflect on the notion of justice

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-CCJ18 (Not currently available)

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0.125 EFTSL
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