In this subject you will focus on sociological approaches to crime and the criminal justice system with the objective of understanding research and debates about:
(i) the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections);
(ii) patterns of crime (measuring crime victims and offenders, white collar crime, violent crime);
(iii) the relationship between specific social groups (young people, women and Indigenous Australians) and the criminal justice system;
(iv) responses to crime (crime prevention, victims, alternative dispute resolution).