Law

Criminology(HUK337)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
HUK337 Criminology 5 2 0 0 2 1
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction French
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Emine Eylem AKSOY RETORNAZ eaksoy@gsu.edu.tr (Email)
Assistant
Objective Criminology is the science that attempts to explain the phenomenon of crime, to prevent and provide the best possible social reactions to crime. This course touches on so many topics, such as the definition of deviance and "normality", the definition of criminal deviance, the measure of crime, theories explaining the phenomenon of crime, crime prevention, social reaction to crime, criminal sanctions, the prison population and crime policy.
Content 1. Introduction: What is criminology?
2.Definition of the object of study: Crime.
3. How to measure crime? Evolution of the crime.
4. Who are the criminals?
5. Why crime?
6. How to prevent crime?
7.How to prevent crime?
8. Victimology
9. What are the functions of the criminal sanction?
10.What are the functions of the criminal sanction?
11.Sentencing
12.Sentencing
13.The deprivation of liberty, its history, its effects.
14.The deprivation of liberty, its history, its effects.
Course Learning Outcomes Students receive basic training to develop the knowledge essential for advanced studies in criminology. The course covers various disciplines of criminal and forensic research methods.
Teaching and Learning Methods Courses and practice
References 1. Annales de l’Universite des Sciences Sociales de Toulouse, T. XXIV 1 et 2, Toulouse, 1976.
2. STUMP Brigitte, “Adult time for adult crime” – Jugendliche zwischen Jugend – und Erwachsenenstrafrecht, Zurich, 2003.
3. Understanding Crime Experiences of Crime and Crime Control, UNICRI, Rome, 1993.
4. Criminologie et science pénitentiaire / Jean Larguier
5. Pourquoi punir? / Maurice Cusson
6. La criminologie / Georges Picca
7. Le crime et la mémoire / Alfred Grosser
8. Kriminoloji / Sulhi Dönmezer
9. Existe-il un chromosome du crime : comment juger le délinquant porteur d’une anomalie génétique XYY? Aspect actuel et prospectif / Jean Graven
10. La criminologie / Maurice Cusson
11. Déviance et criminalité / textes réunis par Denis Szabo ; Avec la collaboration de André Normandeau
12. Déviances et réactions sociales : actes du troisième Colloque international de la F.I.P.P., Vienne 5/9 juin 1972 / [organisé par] International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation
13. Les mobiles du délit : étude de criminologie et de droit pénal / Alice Yotopoulos-Marangopoulos; préf. de Benigno di Tullio
14. Cinquante ans de droit pénal et de criminologie : publication jubilaire : 1907-1957
15. Criminologie et société : actes du colloque du 50e anniversaire de l'Ecole liégeoise de criminologie Jean Constant : le criminologue dans la cité hier, aujourd'hui, demain : Université de Liège, 25-26 octobre 1996 / sous la dir. de Georges Kellens et André Lemaître ; avec la collab. de Jean-Philippe Koopmansch ; [organisé par l'] Université de Liège, Ecole liégeoise de criminologie Jean Constant
16. Eléments de criminologie / Georges Kellens
17. Précis de criminologie / Martin Killias
18. Kriminoloji = criminology / Mustafa Tören Yücel
19. 364.221 OXF 2002 The Oxford handbook of criminology / Ed. Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner
20. Examen de personnalité et criminologie ; premier Congrès français de criminologie, Lyon, les 21-24 octobre 1960 / Congrès français de criminologie (1 ; 1960 ; Lyon)
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction: What is criminology?
2 Definition of the object of study: Crime
3 How to measure crime? Evolution of the crime
4 Who are the criminals?
5 Why crime?
6 How to prevent crime?
7 Exam
8 Victimology
9 What are the functions of the criminal sanction?
10 What are the functions of the criminal sanction?
11 Sentencing
12 Sentencing
13 The deprivation of liberty, its history, its effects.
14 The deprivation of liberty, its history, its effects.
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 40 0
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 60 0
Toplam 100 0
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 0
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 0
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Recognizing fundamental legal concepts, defining, interpreting and using them. X
2 Recognizing fundamental disciplines of law and their content, including legislation, case-law and the doctrine in the relevant discipline. X
3 Recognizing positive norms in the legislation and being able to define and explain the principals of methodology. X
4 Being able to determine, identify and restate legal problems. X
5 Being able to use legal interpretation principals in an efficient manner in order to analyse and resolve a legal problem and in order to develop a strategy. X
6 Being able to conduct academic researches on legal problems and to propose solutions. X
7 Assuming responsibility individually or collectively for resolving complicated legal problems. X
8 Being able to criticise positive norms of the law system. X
9 Being able to explain technical legal knowledge in Turkish, French and English verbally or in writing, being able to report personal opinion concerning a legal problem verbally or in writing in a persuasive manner. X
10 Being able to follow up the local and international legal literature, to update technical legal knowledge permanently, to use information technology in an efficient manner in order to achieve these goals. X
11 Being able to conduct comparative academic researches between different law systems. X
12 Respecting human rights and universal principals and notions of law. X
13 Respecting the ethical standarts, good faith, fairness and equity principals. X
14 Being sensitive to social problems, democracy, laicism and rule of law principal. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 2 3 6
Working Hours out of Class 1 3 3
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 6 3 18
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 5 1 5
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 32
Total Workload / 25 1,28
Credits ECTS 1
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