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Certificate of Achievement
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This course explored the role of the state in regulating criminal behaviour and the parts played by those involved in the criminal justice system. Learners developed an understanding of the key themes of classic criminological research and a critical perspective on contemporary debates in policy and practice.
8 weeks, 3 hours per week
Dr Matthew Bacon
Lecturer in Criminology
The University of Sheffield
- Reflect on the role of the state in the regulation of criminal behaviour.
- Describe how a range of criminal justice agencies and non-governmental organisations respond to crime.
- Discuss contemporary issues and emerging questions in the field of criminology.
- Explore the impacts of victimisation and the support available for victims of crime.
- Debate controversial issues in policing and prisons.
- Investigate international developments in restorative justice policy and practice.
- Evaluate alternative approaches to imprisonment such as community sanctions and measures.
- Explore emerging research into desistance to understand how and why people stop offending.
- Crime and Criminal Justice
- Victims and Victim Support
- Restorative Justice
- Prisons and Places of Confinement
- Community Sanctions and Measures
Issued on 8th October 2018
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