This piece of coursework will be assessed by reference to the following criteria:
1. Evidence of knowledge and understanding of relevant key theoretical
discourses and empirical research;
2. Application, Analysis and Evidence of:
– the ability to synthesise and evaluate arguments and information from
3. Evidence of appropriate research and reading;
4. Structure of argument;
5. Appropriate referencing.
6. Students will also be assessed by reference to the criteria identified on the
Assessment cover sheet.
This coursework assessment is designed to allow students to show how the following learning outcomes have been achieved:
Demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of the key theoretical traditions that have dominated discussions about ethnicity / race and crime, from the nineteenth century to the present day.
Demonstrate critical understanding of the impact of racist discourses upon black and Asian people’s patterns of racist victimization and criminalisation in UK.
Demonstrate critical understanding of the impact of racial discrimination by
the police and the criminal justice process on Britain’s black and Asian
Demonstrate ability to understand and critically deconstruct official crime
Statistics with regards to racial and ethnic differences in offending behaviour.
Demonstrate ability to understand and critically deconstruct official crime statistics with regards to racial and ethnic differences in arrest and imprisonment rates.
1) During the 1950s and 1960s first generation African-Caribbean settlers in
the UK were viewed as peaceful and exceptionally law abiding. Discuss this
statement with reference to relevant literature about the criminalisation
and stereotyping of second generation Black British youth as ‘muggers’ and
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