Sociology

SOCI2663Social Perspectives on Victimology (A)3 ch
This course is an introduction to the field of victimology. It is an opportunity to explore different forms of victimization in the Canadian context, examine various groups of victims and vulnerable populations, and define who victims are. While the course explores victimization through the criminal justice system which includes reporting to the police, the investigation, the court process, etc., a particular focus on various types of victims in society will also be discussed, such as aboriginal peoples of Canada and vulnerable populations.