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Criminology for the security manager
Dr Daniel Gilling, University of Plymouth (Unit 2)
Louise Aylward, OUHK
Dr Raymond W K Lau, OUHK
Dr Czeslaw Tubilewicz, OUHK
Dr Garland Liu, OUHK
External Course Assessor
Dr Dennis S W Wong, City University of Hong Kong
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The focus of criminology
What is criminology?
Why study crime?
Developing theory: the foundations of criminology
Theorizing about crime before criminology: the classical perspective Positivist criminology
The Chicago School
Strain and subcultural theories of crime
The labelling perspective
Jane Jacobs and Oscar Newman
Routine activity theory
Rational choice theory
Feedback on activities
The purpose of this unit is to introduce you to the different kinds of theorizing about crime that have constituted the discipline of criminology. Criminology as an academic discipline has existed for well over 100 years. During this time, a number of distinct approaches have emerged, and it is these different approaches that this unit seeks to