CRI385H1: Representing Crime and Authority

Hours: 
36L

Cultural constructions of crime, disorder, dangerousness and risk are integral parts of the criminal justice system. A critical analysis of how criminal justice personnel, the media, and academic criminologists construct their authority through symbols and images, in order to “explain” and manage crime, and how these representations are regarded in public discourse.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 FCE from CRI205H1, CRI210H1, CRI225H.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)