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CRI2106 Victimology
Credit Points: 15

This unit introduces students to the concept of victims and the study of victimology in research, policy and practice. Students also develop an understanding of the power and politics of victimisation. The impact of the criminal justice system on victims is also considered.  This includes the impact of the conflicting interests of victims’ and offenders’ rights. This unit also examines the concept of prevention and restoration. 

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G81Bachelor of Criminology and Justice
K09Bachelor of Forensic Investigation
MIAABSCriminology and Justice Minor
SMAAAGCriminology and Justice 10 Unit Supporting Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011