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ERIC Number: ED260958
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Crime and Criminal Law as a Theme in Education. Paper on the Starting Points, Objectives, and Teaching Matter of a Series of Lessons Called "Crime and Criminal Law," as a Theme for the School Subject of Social and Political Studies.
Hooghoff, Hans
This series of lessons is intended to help high school students in the Netherlands consider how they look at, react to, and judge criminal events. The first part of the publication discusses different teaching approaches used in the lessons. These include: (1) a business analysis--study of the organization and structure of the criminal jurisdiction function; (2) scope of criminal jurisdiction--socio-historical analysis; (3) analysis of various events in which criminal jurisdiction is involved; and (4) reacting to criminal events--conflict resolution. The second part of the publication outlines the ten lessons. General objectives are converted into questions for the student. The major theme, objective, and teaching method for each lesson are listed. Major themes are: (1) overview of criminal law; (2) different types of crime; (3) how criminal law works; (4) effects of contact with criminal law and the results of penal solutions; (5) how people react to criminal events; (6) how crime was handled in other times and in other cultures; (7, 8, 9) case studies of criminal actions; and (10) students' reactions to everything covered in the course. (RM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Netherlands