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as of 9/19/2019

CRIMES OF THE POWERFUL
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectSociology
Legal Studies
Number & Suffix: 132
Full UC Title: CRIMES OF THE POWERFUL 
Transcript Title: CRIMES OF POWERFUL 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course analyses the crimes and harms of the powerful. It explores the types of harm (financial, physical and environmental) that are perpetrated by government corporations and individual white-collar offenders. Various case studies of governmental, corporate, and white-collar crime such as complex financial fraud, industrial disasters, professional misconduct and tax avoidance are used to demonstrate the challenges associated with deciding whether harmful behavior by the powerful should be defined as crime and the difficulties inherent in using criminal law to curb such activities. The class explores a range of criminological theories that explain the harms perpetuated by the powerful as well as the techniques employed by the state in regulating white-collar and corporate misconduct. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: CRIMES OF THE POWERFUL 
Partner University Department: Criminology 
Partner University Course Number: CRIM30005