Young People and Crime (8507.3)
|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
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- Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167723) - View
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The unit provides an overview of how young people come into contact with crime, as victims, offenders, concerned citizens, or recruits into the police or corrections. It examines strategies for regulating young people at school, home and in public; and forms of resistance or rebellion. Topics covered may include: gangs, subcultures of violence, youth suicide, gendered offending patterns, restorative justice approaches to youth crime and comparisons between different national approaches to youth crime.
1. develop a basic familiarity with concepts in juvenile justice.
2. improve their skills in accessing and interpreting case law, statutory law, principles of policy and procedure, empirical research and academic literature in criminal justice and criminology.
3. enhance skills in thinking critically about social issues.
4. enhance skills in applying research findings about aspects of juvenile justice within a policy environment.
Three hours per week.
6599 Law and Society OR 6602 Legal Systems OR 9271 Introduction to Criminology.
Basic knowledge of the Australian Legal System.
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