Violence in Society explores a range of violent interactions ranging from the interpersonal level to the global. Key theoretical concerns addressed throughout this subject include: What do we mean by violence What constitutes violent behaviour What are the main forces - political, social, economic, psychological, linguistic, and cultural which sustain patterns of violence? How can we best eliminate or reduce violence in society? Through extensive wide reading and critique, students will develop a thorough understanding of a range of issues related to violence in society. Students will come to understand why this subject matter is of critical importance for our policy writers, legislators and the wider Australian community.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Student must have on line access
- phenomenon of violence - definitions and extent - theories of violence - gender and violence - youth and violence - race, post-colonisation and violence - punishment of violent offenders - state violence - terrorism - global violence - drugs and violence - victims of violence - treatment of violent offenders - group/gang violence - media representations of violence - non-violent futures
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.