ACR203 - Crime, Victims and Justice

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

ASL224

EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

4 credit points at any level

Corequisite:

 Nil

Incompatible with:

ASL224

Content

This unit examines different categories of victims, theoretical perspectives on victimisation and the key issues that arise in the treatment of victims at various stages of the criminal justice process. Topics covered include victim typologies, sexual assault victimisation, victims of violent crime, victims of international crimes, victims at the border and victims of the Australian criminal justice system. The unit encourages students to critically consider the ways that victims are responded to by the various agencies of the criminal justice system, the media and the community.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Research and Writing Exercise (1000 words) - 25%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Report (1000 words) - 25%

Assessment 3 (Individual) - Essay (2000 words) - 50%

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