Victimology: Theoretical Perspectives
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Victimology: Theoretical Perspectives - OEL1357
Credits: 3 (Online)
The majority of Canadians experience criminal victimization at some point in their lifetime. The meaning of the term victim is explored through theoretical perspectives and case studies. Students conduct critical analysis and learn research methods in the field of victimology. Students are introduced to victim classifications, community victimization, the link between victimization and offending and violence prevention strategies. Special attention is also given to the examination of the development of victims` rights at the regional, national and international level.
January 14, 2020 - April 21, 2020
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