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Area/Catalogue
SOCU 2019

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163324

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To explore the cultural, social and political context in which Indigenous Australians experience policing and the criminal justice system, and the relations of power influencing this interaction.

Course content

This course examines the causes of the rate of crime amongst and within Indigenous communities and the cultural context in which Indigenous Australians experience policing and the criminal justice system. Attention is focused on current government policy initiatives, policing practices and sentencing approaches, as well as on issues of criminalisation, racism and sovereignty.

Textbooks

Anthony, T 2002, Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment, 1st Edn, Taylor and Frances, Florence (e-book)

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Project 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy

Degree this course is offered in