Crime and Penal Policy

Module code: CR7555

Module co-ordinator: Tracey Dodman

In this module we will explore penal theories, policies and practices, considering the various justifications for punishment and the ways in which they inform sentencing practices in the courts. We will discuss the emergence of disciplinary institutions during the 18th and 19th centuries and the subsequent expansion of the networks of social control.

Learning

This module is studied by distance learning. 

Assessment

  • Written assignment, 4,000 words (100%)