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Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment? (FutureLearn)

Sep 27th 2021
Incarceration: Are prisons a suitable punishment? (FutureLearn)
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Explore life inside UK prisons. Learn whether this type of punishment reduces crime and if rehabilitation can prevent reoffending. Explore the ethics of imprisonment and identify prison alternatives. England and Wales have the highest incarceration rate in Western Europe. Almost a quarter of these prisoners are held in overcrowded [...]
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Sep 27th 2021
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Hot Topics in Criminal Justice (Coursera)

The American criminal justice system is in need of reform. We incarcerate too many people. We pay insufficient attention to scientific advances that can help separate out the most and least culpable and dangerous. We grant the police far too much power to use force and technological surveillance.
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Everyday Parenting: The ABCs of Child Rearing (Coursera)

Everyday Parenting gives you access to a toolkit of behavior-change techniques that will make your typical day in the home easier as you develop the behaviors you would like to see in your child. The lessons provide step-by-step instructions and demonstrations to improve your course of action with both [...]
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Casing the Joint: Introducing Histories of Crime (FutureLearn)

Jul 19th 2021
Casing the Joint: Introducing Histories of Crime (FutureLearn)
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Learn about historical approaches to the study of crime and punishment, particularly in Australia. Delve beyond true crime podcasts, books and television series Crime holds a special place in Australian history, having facilitated colonisation, provided its most celebrated anti-hero in Ned Kelly and been used to sell millions of newspapers, [...]
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Casing the Joint: Introducing Histories of Australian Crime (edX)

Learn about approaches to the study of the history of crime and punishment, especially in Australia. Crime holds a special place in Australian history, having facilitated colonisation, provided its most celebrated anti-hero in Ned Kelly and been used to sell millions of newspapers, books and movie tickets. Drawing upon [...]
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Justice, Mercy and Mass Incarceration (Coursera)

Jun 29th 2020
Justice, Mercy and Mass Incarceration (Coursera)
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There are three orienting facts that render mass incarceration in the United States an ethical problem worthy of our deep consideration. First, the rate of incarceration has grown dramatically over the last 40 years so that today there are 2.2 million people in prison or jail, and another 5 [...]
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