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CY2002 - Youth Deviance

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

The subject is structured around the two main sociological dimensions - culture and system - exploring how youth deviance is experienced and represented in culture, and how young people involved in crime and deviant activities are administered within the Youth Justice System and related institutional structures.

Learning Outcomes

  • allow students the opportunity to gain insights into issues that relate to researching young people;
  • allow students to gain knowledge and understanding about current theories relating to young people;
  • assist students to become familiar with issues affecting youth in contemporary society;
  • offer students from other faculties and employees from youth related organisations the opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences about young people.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively.
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
CY3002 ED4946 SY2031 SY3031


Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mark Chong, Assoc. Professor Glenn Dawes
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Mark Chong, Assoc. Professor Glenn Dawes.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours - Contact via email, LearnJCU and/or telephone
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: quizzes or tests (50%); essays (50%).

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