- Mrs Sara G Williams (Senior Lecturer - University of South Glamorgan)
Manylion y cyrsiau
|Math o Ddysgu||Manylion / Hyd Dysgu|
|Seminar||3 x Seminarau 1 Awr|
|Darlith||7 x Darlithoedd 2 Awr|
|Math o Assessiad||Manylion / Hyd Assessiad||Cyfran|
|Arholiad Semester||1.5 Awr Arholiad . Ni chaiff ymgeiswyr ddod a llyfrau, nodiadau na deunydd arall i mewn i'r arholiad.||67%|
|Asesiad Semester||Traethawd 1000 o eiriau||33%|
|Arholiad Ailsefyll||1.5 Awr Arholiad - os caiff yr arholiad ei fethu. Ni chaiff ymgeiswyr ddod a llyfrau, nodiadau na deunydd arall i mewn i'r arholiad.||67%|
|Asesiad Ailsefyll||Traethawd 1000 o eiriau - os caiff y traethawd ei fethu||33%|
Wedi cwblhau'r modiwl dylai'r myfyrwyr:
(Apologies - Translation to follow)
On completion of this module, students should be able to.
1. Explain the main criminological theories
2. Analyse both what a criminological theory is able to do and, often more importantly, the limits of its worth.
3. Analyse and evaluate strengths and weaknesses in the existing legal and enforcement provisions from a more socio-legal viewpoint.
4. Explain and analyse the interaction between criminological theory and policy decisions in the area of crime, crime analysis, detection, punishment and treatment.
5. Evaluate the utility of theory to the criminal law.
6. Evaluate the utility of theory to the crime control policy.
7. Identify problems in the theoretical and explanatory materials and suggest possible solutions.
8. Demonstrate a basic understanding of and ability to evaluate research based on empirical materials, including relevant quantitative material.
9. Demonstrate effective research skills
The course will trace theories from the major disciplines involved in criminology. It will include jurisprudential, biological, psychological and sociological theories and consider how and why certain ideas become more prevalent at different times. In particular it will trace the links between the use of these theories by the state and the emergence of differing political ideas and ideologies.
- Individual v. structural;
- Deterministic v free choice;
- Truth and politics.
- Biological - including modern genetic and its consequences.
- Psychological - including cognitive, media and the associated control policies which arise
- Social - including structural (e.g. poverty and unemployment)
- Control - formal and informal.
- Phenomenology, ethnomethodology, labelling, radical
- Critical criminology
- Idealist and realisms
- Interaction between politics and criminology
- Criminology and policy
- Fashions in official use of theories.
Mae'r modiwl hwn yn cydymffurfio a FfCChC Lefel 6