The aim of this assessment is for you to demonstrate that you can do the following, which relate to the module learning outcomes:
1. Identify and critically evaluate the contributions of critical criminology in understanding aspects of criminology that remain neglected by traditional criminological study.
2. Contrast and interpret the ways in which powerful institutions become constructed as perpetrators of social harms whilst delivering ‘justice’.
3. Critically evaluate a real-life case study, using critical criminological theory, media representations, and identifying links to government policy
Type of assignment: Critical essay