• Students will be introduced to core areas in criminology:

    ·         Social Control

    ·         Principles of socialisation, characteristics of social control in families, peer groups, work, school etc.

    ·         Deviance

    ·         Simple introduction to theories of breakdown of social control

    ·         The Criminal Justice System and its role and purpose

    Students will be encouraged to contribute their own opinions and to discuss issues such as urban crime, crime and the media and women and crime.