Theories of Crime and Social Control

5 ECTS / Semestral
  • To know Criminology’s fundamental historical landmarks;
  • To know theoretical approaches to crime, deviant behavior and to social responses to deviance in an advanced level;
  • To adopt a critical standpoint on deviance and social control concepts;
  • To acquire knowledge and skills that support reflection on deviance intervention mechanisms and devices.


Associate Professor / Researcher
Raquel Matos is an Associate Professor, researcher at the Research Centre for Human Development and Director of the Faculty of Education and Psychology at the…