Power, Crime and Criminal Justice

Module code: CR7138

This module involves a series of lectures and discussions that examine the relationship between crime, power and victimisation, focusing throughout on issues of gender and sexuality. It critically examines power imbalances in society, gender-based crimes that may occur as a result, their impact on victims and the adequacy of related criminal justice responses. It aims to provide a balance between theoretical perspectives and empirical research findings whilst also engaging with issues of activism.


  • 10 hours of lectures
  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 128 hours of guided independent study


  • Letter to an MP, 2,500 words (100%)