THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2007/2008
Gender and Justice 1 (U02475)
Examines differential patterns of criminal involvement between men and women and critically assesses explanations for these patterns. Provides an overview of the operation of the criminal justice system as it relates to gender, including an examination of: sentencing patterns; and the nature and effectiveness of penal regimes that have been developed for male and female offenders.
? Normal year taken : 3rd year
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 10 weeks
All of the following classes
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
The course exposes students to a variety of criminological perspectives and aims to develop the students' ability to appraise arguments critically in terms of their logical coherence and the use made of evidence. It encourages them also to think about how the theoretical knowledge can be applied to practical problems.
One essay of no more than 5,000 words [13 pages]
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Ms Rozanne Luty
Dr Lesley McAra
School Website : http://www.law.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/