Faculty of Arts

CRIM 701

Criminological Theory


An examination of classical and contemporary theories of crime, including sociological, psychological, medical, rational-choice and critical perspectives on criminology. Attention will be given to the construction of theory as it is informed by social science research,  to the social, cultural and political contexts in which these theories have emerged and to the influence of theories in criminal justice policies.

Availability 2012

Semester 1


Lecturer(s) Dr James Oleson


CRIM 701: 30.0 points

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