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This course examines the ways in which crime is represented in a range of social and political institutions, such as the media, cultural arenas (museums, film, novels and the true crime genre, politics), within government institutions (police, prisons) and in the community. Particular emphasis will be placed on underlying themes and symbols that represent various dimensions of crime, including fear, offending, victimization, crime prevention, punishment, retribution and justice.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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