Understanding the complex causes of crime is essential to developing just and effective responses to offending. This course introduces you to the main theories of crime developed over the last 250 years. The approach explains the origins of theories according to their social contexts. The course also develops your knowledge of the main critiques of these theories – focusing on evidence and scientific verification, and the implications of different theories for criminal justice practice.
- Semester of offer*:
- Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
- Student contribution band:
- Band 1
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.
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