This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for CRIM 312 in 2016.
CRIM-312 – Punishment and Modern Society
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for CRIM 311|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||Social & Cultural Studies||Restrictions:||None|
The historical development of modern punishment, with particular reference to New Zealand, and its relationship to broader social and political change. 100% internal assessment.
A prepared book of student notes, with readings for all lectures, must be purchased for this course. Available from vicbooks, ground floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
The following books are recommended reading:
Pratt, John (2002), Punishment and Civilization: penal tolerance and intolerance in modern society, New York: Routledge.
Pratt, John (2006), Penal Populism, London: Sage.
Pratt, John (2013), Contrasts in Punishment: an explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism, New York: Routledge.
Pratt, John (2013), A Punitive Society: Falling Crime and Rising Imprisonment in New Zealand, Wellington: Bridget Williams Books Ltd.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Campus.
Trimester 1 2015
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||1107||2 Mar – 5 Apr 2015||Mon, Wed||1610 - 1800||Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]||LT002||John Pratt*||20 Apr – 7 Jun 2015||Mon, Wed||1610 - 1800||Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]||LT002|
Course Outline Information
For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.