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SO350 - Punishment, Justice and Control

  • Module code: SO350
  • Module name: Punishment, Justice and Control
  • Department: Sociology
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module looks at the relationship between the idea and practice of punishment and it explores key concepts in criminology and criminal justice in order to examine what punishment is, whether it works, how, and what consequences it has for those who experience it and for societies.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lectures Start: Thursday 13th of October, 2016 at 1-2pm in LIB 2 Seminars Start: Thursday 13th and Friday 14th of October; check your group This module runs in the Spring term.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/sociology/prospective/ugstudy/modules/so350

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: SO350-15)
A (Assessed work only) 3000 word essay 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Undergraduate Law and Sociology (ML33) - Year 3
Optional
  • BA in Sociology (L301) - Year 3
  • BA in Sociology (with Intercalated Year) (L306) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Sociology and Quantitative Methods (L311) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Sociology and Quantitative Methods with Intercalated Year (L312) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Health and Social Policy (LM49) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Politics and Sociology (ML13) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Politics and Sociology (with Intercalated year) (ML14) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Sociology (ML33) - Year 4
  • BA in Law and Sociology (Qualifying Degree) (ML34) - Year 3
  • BA in Law and Sociology (Qualifying Degree) (ML34) - Year 4
  • BA in Law and Sociology (Qualifying Degree) (with Intercalated year) (ML35) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MM) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MQ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MS) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate History and Sociology (VL13) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate History and Sociology (with Year Abroad) (VL14) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Language, Culture and Communication (X3Q5) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Language, Culture and Communication (with Year Abroad) (X3Q6) - Year 4