ACR211 - Crime Prevention and Security
2020 unit information
Alternate years 2020, 2022
Alternate years 2021, 2023
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Students must complete 4 credit points at any level
ASL221, ASL321, ACR311
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
4 -5 x 3-hour seminars per trimester
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
4-5 x 3-hour online seminars per trimester
This unit introduces students to the various ways in which we think about and respond to crime prevention and reduction. The unit examines the key policies and practices that have developed in Australia and internationally to address the 'problem of crime'. Examples include strategies to manipulate physical environments to reduce ‘opportunities’ for crime as well as measures taken to manage so-called ‘at-risk’ populations. In examining these approaches, the unit also develops an appreciation of the political, social, economic and cultural values expressed through crime prevention and reduction policies and programmes.
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