CRIM 307

Doing Time: Incarceration and Punishment


Examines punishment and incarceration as a complex social institution informed by a range of social relations and cultural meanings. Explores the way politics shape notions of law and order and also looks at technologies of incarceration.

Topics include: history of punishment, theories of incarceration, sentence determination, inmate and staff perspectives on incarceration, youth, refugees, enemy combatant detention centres, penalty regimes.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for CRIM 307.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Dr Alice Mills


CRIM 307: 15 points


15 points from CRIM 201, 202 or 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights