CRIM 702

Advanced Issues in Penology


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.


For full course information see the Digital Course Outline. 
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 2024

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Dr Robert Webb


CRIM 702: 30 points