The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following: lectures, seminar presentations, audio visual materials including video, small group discussions, research projects and research papers.
Students may conduct research with human participants as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans.
Evaluation will be based on course objectives and carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. Evaluation structure may use some of the following methods:
An example of one possible evaluation scheme would be:
|Mid-Semester Exams (x2)||50%|
At the conclusion of the course the successful student will be able to:
A casebook of selected readings based on current issues will be compiled. Examples of materials are as follows:
Cullen, F. T., & Jonson, C. L. (2016). Correctional theory: Context and consequences. Sage Publications.
Miller, W. R. (2012). The Social History of Crime and Punishment in America: A-De (Vol. 1). Sage.
Zinger, I. (2016). Human rights and federal corrections: A commentary on a decade of tough on crime policies in Canada. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 58(4), 609-627.
Shook, J., & McInnis, B. (2017). More Stormy Weather or Sunny Ways? A Forecast for Change by Prisoners of the Canadian Carceral State. Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, 26, 1-2.
Foucault, M. (1975). Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison.
Ricciardelli, R. (2016). Canadian prisoners’ perceptions of correctional of?cer orientations to their occupational responsibilities. Journal of Crime and Justice, 39(2), 324-343.
Burdett, F., Gouliquer, L., & Poulin, C. (2018). Culture of Corrections: The Experiences of Women Correctional Officers. Feminist Criminology, 13(3), 329-349.
Maschi, T., Viola, D., & Koskinen, L. (2015). Trauma, stress, and coping among older adults in prison: Towards a human rights and intergenerational family justice action agenda. Traumatology, 21(3), 188.
Razack, S. (2015). Dying from improvement: Inquests and inquiries into Indigenous deaths in custody. University of Toronto Press.
Michalski, J. H. (2015). Status hierarchies and hegemonic masculinity: A general theory of prison violence. British Journal of Criminology, 57(1), 40-60.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU CRIM 3213 (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG CRIM 2XXX (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CRIM 241 (3), Transfer credit will be granted for only one of DOUG CRIM 2275 or DOUG CRIM 3375.||2012/09/01 to 2016/08/31|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CRIM 343 (3)||2016/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU SOCI 2XXX (3), Transfer credit granted for only one of DOUG CRIM 2275 (3) or DOUG CRIM 3375 (3).||2012/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CRIM 2419 (3), OL||2012/09/01 to 2016/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU HUMA 3XX (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO ARTS 2nd (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV SOCI 2nd (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC SOSC 3XX (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CRIM 252 (3)||2012/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC SOSC 3XX (1.5)||2012/09/01 to -|