SC304-6-FY-CO:
Globalisation and Crime

The details
2019/20
Sociology
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
30
08 July 2019

 

Requisites for this module
SC204
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(none)
(none)

 

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Key module for

BA M900 Criminology,
BA M901 Criminology (Including Year Abroad),
BA M903 Criminology (Including Foundation Year),
BA M904 Criminology (Including Placement Year),
BA MT26 Criminology and American Studies (UK Study),
BA MT27 Criminology and American Studies (Including Year Abroad),
BA MT28 Criminology and American Studies (Including Foundation Year and Year Abroad),
BA MT3R Criminology and American Studies (Including Placement Year),
BA MT62 Criminology and American Studies (UK Study) (Including Placement Year),
BA L3C8 Criminology with Social Psychology,
BA L3H8 Criminology with Social Psychology (Including Placement Year),
BA LHC8 Criminology with Social Psychology (Including Year Abroad),
BA MV91 History and Criminology,
BA MV92 History and Criminology (Including Placement Year),
BA MV98 History and Criminology (Including Foundation Year),
BA MV9C History and Criminology (Including Year Abroad),
BA LM38 Sociology and Criminology (Including Placement Year),
BA LM39 Sociology and Criminology,
BA LMH9 Sociology and Criminology (Including Year Abroad),
BA LMHX Sociology and Criminology (Including Foundation Year),
BA P550 Journalism and Criminology,
BA P551 Journalism and Criminology (Including Placement Year),
BA P552 Journalism and Criminology (Including Year Abroad),
BA L333 Criminology with Counselling Skills,
BA L334 Criminology with Counselling Skills (Including Year Abroad),
BA L335 Criminology with Counselling Skills (Including Placement Year),
BA LM11 Criminology with Criminal Law,
BA LM12 Criminology with Criminal Law (Including Year Abroad),
BA LM13 Criminology with Criminal Law (Including Placement Year)

Module description

This module examines contemporary developments in criminology, crime and the governance of crime, focusing in particular on the effects of globalisation upon crime, criminology and criminal justice.

Module aims

Part 1 of the module examines global crime issues including terrorism and illegal migration, and it interrogates the crime control systems enacted in response to these issues, looking at the effects and extent of global crime policy convergence.
Part 2 of the module examines state crime, war crime, and human rights, focussing on historical and contemporary forms of mass atrocity, colonialism, genocide, torture and the international mechanisms designed to prevent and fix these large-scale social harms. Questions about the changing nature and function of criminology, contemporary states, and the problems of balancing human rights with human security will be tackled throughout the module.

Module learning outcomes

To understand the contemporary developments in criminology, crime and the governance of crime, focusing in particular on the effects of globalisation upon crime, criminology and criminal justice.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

1 hour lecture and 1 hour class

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non-essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework Essay 1 09/12/2019 50%
Coursework Essay 2 16/03/2020 50%
Exam 180 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
50% 50%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
50% 50%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Darren Thiel and Dr Anna Sergi
Jane Harper, Student Administrator, Telephone: 01206 873052 E-mail: socugrad@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
Yes
Yes

External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 106 hours, 106 (100%) hours available to students:
0 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).

 

Further information
Sociology

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