Criminology 320

Module code KRM 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Part 1: Female crime
Nature and extent of female crime; crimes committed by women; theoretical explanations.
Part 2: Contemporary criminology issues
Contemporary crime phenomena such as hate crimes, road rage, corruption, white-collar crimes, organised crime, ecological crime as well as the problems associated with contemporary crimes (e.g. babies behind bars and HIV/Aids) are addressed. In conjunction with this, attention is given to forensic report writing, preparation of children and youths to testify in court and restorative justice.

Module credits 30.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites KRM 210, 220, 310 (GS)
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Social Work and Criminology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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