Sociology and Social Policy
This talk looks at the way that Criminology and Psychology have become increasingly separated from each other. Key ideas will be explored, such as the oversimplified nature/nurture divide.
We look at some of the most pressing issues in the field of criminology. Students taking or considering subjects such as Sociology or Psychology at A level will find this talk useful.
New technology and the role of humans in its development; Crime and determinism; Nature/nurture and the problem of reductionism.
Dr Craig Webber has written a leading textbook, ‘Psychology and Crime’ (2010 Sage Publications) and has researched in the fields of Crime, Psychology and technology, assisting the Home Office and the Serious Organised Crime Agency.