Taking a national and international approach, this subject introduces students to criminological debate and theory on crimes of the powerful through an examination of the role of power in the criminal justice system and wider society. It questions definitions of crime and harm, using case studies to illustrate these debates. This subject reviews issues of white collar and corporate crime, industrial and environmental harms, state crime, genocide, war and war crimes, modern slavery and labour exploitation. In this subject, students will critically analyse the relationship between power and crime on a local and global level.
Centre for Law and Justice
Any Level 2 JST Subject.
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of JST337 in Session 1 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.