CRIM 702

Advanced Issues in Penology

Please note: this is archived course information from 2020 for CRIM 702.


A survey of issues in penology, describing and interpreting specific penal reform strategies in terms of their historical, social, political and economic context.

An appreciation of the main themes within penology will allow a greater understanding of the role that punishment regimes play in society and specifically in the criminal justice system.

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Availability 2020

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Dr Robert Webb


A course reader will be provided if required. 

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CRIM 702: 30 points