Criminology 220

Module code KRM 220
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Part 1: Victimology
Scope of victimology, contemporary issues in victimology, position of the victim within the criminal justice system, victim-based legislation, restorative justice. 
Part 2: Political offences
The state as offender; crime directed at the state; formal and informal suppression; riots; terrorism; assassination; treason; sexual violence during war; children in organized armed violence and conflict.

Module credits 20.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Prerequisites KRM 110, 120, 210
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Social Work and Criminology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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