This subject introduces students to the relationship between the criminal justice system and media and culture. Students will examine key criminological and media theories as applied to the relationship between media and crime, including representations of vulnerability, gender, race and class. This subject will also look at representations of crime in fiction. Students will analyse the representations of offenders, police, crime, prisons and the courts in image and text. The subject will also look at the impact of social media on the perception and representation of the criminal justice system
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
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