Criminology Goes to the Movies

Module code: CR2005

The portrayal of crime and justice varies significantly across different forms of media, including films, TV and social media. This module seeks to explore these portrayals in detail, discussing how such messaging can impact public opinion on crime and justice. You will be introduced to a range of theories that may help to explain and understand media portrayals. The module will also examine how policy and practice may be affected by public perceptions and media messaging.

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