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CRI3270

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Marie Segrave

Synopsis

This unit analyses the concept of the victim. The historical and current conceptions of the victim in the criminal justice system and in society is surveyed by academic materials and experts working in the area. Victim-offender mediation and crime prevention are discussed. Community-based agencies are identified and analysed in the context of theoretical perspectives of blame, shame and reintegration.

Assessment

Assignment (2000 words): 40%
Class presentation (500 words equivalent): 10%
Examination (2 hours): 50%
Third-year level will be required to write an essay of a more theoretical nature.

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Marie Segrave

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Sociology
Criminology
Behavioural studies

Prohibitions

CRI2270