ACR203 - Crime, Victims and Justice
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Previously coded as:|
Trimester 1: TBA
4 credit points at any level
Campus: 4-5 x 3 hour Seminars per Trimester.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
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.
Class/Online Exercises, 25%, 500 words
Presentation, 25%, 1000 words
Essay, 50%, 2000 words