The majority of Canadians experience criminal victimization at some point in their lifetime. This course explores the meaning of the concept “victim” through theoretical perspectives and case studies. Students conduct critical analysis and examine research methods in the field of victimology. Students examine victim classifications, communities as victims, the link between victimization and offending, and violence prevention strategies. Special attention will also be given to the examination of the development of victims’ rights at the regional, national and international level.
Note: The minimum passing grade for this course is 60%. Students are to purchase the required course pack, Victimology: Theoretical Perspectives, from the Algonquin College Bookstore; http://www.bookstore.algonquincollege.com/. Quote Algonquin course code VIC0001.This course requires mandatory chats.
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We are currently maintaining a waitlist for this course. If you would like your name added to the waitlist, please contact Enrolment Services at 905.721.3000.
|10657||January 12, 2021 to April 20, 2021||12:00 am - 12:01 am||42||Online||$367.60|