Gender, Crime and Social Theory

30 points



This course considers a range of explanatory theories emanating from a range of disciplines that contribute to current understandings of gender, crime, deviance, social theory and social control. There is significant input from visiting professionals in criminal justice and allied practices relevant to the topic. Theories and constructions of crime, deviance, violence and gender will be discussed as these relate to gendered experiences within and without the criminal justice system.


30 points at 200 level in HSRV, or
any 15 points at 200-level in HSRV & 30 points at 200 level from Schedule C (BSW) or Schedule V (BA) or Schedule C or E (BCJ). Students with at least 60 points in appropriate courses may enter with permission of HSRV Programme Coordinator.


HSRV210, HSRV303