Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Crime Prevention and DrugsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102708.2

Discipline: CRIMINOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sharon Kwok


Incompatible Units
102038 - Crime Prevention and Community

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Successful completion of 40 credit points.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Andrey Zheluk  Timetable not available  
2021 WSU Online Trimester 3  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit will examine the theory, politics and practice of crime prevention while exploring how this relates to alcohol, illicit drug use and criminalisation. In particular, this unit will explore key elements of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) research, service delivery and policy approaches that are framed, both practically and symbolically as crime prevention measures. It will address current approaches to crime prevention, evaluate their effectiveness and examine emerging strategies in the field. Some key case studies in the field of critical drugs studies will be used throughout this unit to demonstrate some principles of crime prevention introduced in the first part of the unit.


Courses
1655.7Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1665.2Bachelor of Community WelfareCONTINUING
1667.3Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1667.4Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1706.3Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
1710.3Bachelor of CriminologyCURRENT
1711.1Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CONTINUING
1711.2Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CURRENT
1733.1Bachelor of Social Science (Advanced)CURRENT
1734.3Bachelor of Policing (Leadership Program)CURRENT
1793.3Bachelor of Science, Criminology and Psychological StudiesCURRENT
1795.3Associate Degree in Criminology and Psychological Studies (exit only)CURRENT
1807.1Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1807.2Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1808.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1818.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.4Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCONTINUING
1842.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1844.2Bachelor of PolicingCURRENT
1886.1Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology and Criminology)CURRENT
2766.4Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
3654.3Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
3763.1Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6005.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6023.1Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
6023.2Diploma in Social Science/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
6044.1Diploma in Social Science (Policing)/Bachelor of PolicingCURRENT


Specialisations

M1069.1Criminology and Criminal JusticeCURRENT
SM1091.1Criminology and Criminal JusticeCURRENT




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