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Citizenship and Law


Crime and Punishment in Industrial Britain

Crime and Punishment in Industrial Britain

Britain's History of Crime and Punishment

Britain experienced unprecedented social and economic change during this period. This clip explores the rise in crimes such as smuggling and highway robbery as cities grew and trade flourished, the liberal use of the death penalty, and how...Show More
Crime and Punishment in Modern Britain

Crime and Punishment in Modern Britain

Britain's History of Crime and Punishment

From 1900 to 1950 crime decreased from its peak in the mid-1800s, assisted by improvements in detection techniques like police forensics. But after 1950, it escalated again with the trade in drugs and other contraband crossing global borders,...Show More
Crime and Punishment in Early Modern England

Crime and Punishment in Early Modern England

Britain's History of Crime and Punishment

Rates of reported crime in Britain increased during the 1500s and early 1600s, as the gap between the wealthy few and the poor masses grew. This clip looks at the rise of petty and more serious crime in this 200-year period; parish constables,...Show More
Crimes Against the Environment

Crimes Against the Environment

Crimes against the environment take many forms, but it is a complex area of criminology. This programme, presented by Dr Steven Taylor, explores green crime and includes interviews with experts Dr Gary Potter and Dr Matt Follett. It introduces...Show More
Young Legal Eagles

Young Legal Eagles

With unprecedented access to the inside of a courtroom at the Old Bailey, this ground-breaking documentary explores the British legal system. Young people from UK state schools and colleges take on the roles of barrister, defendant, witness,...Show More
International Law and Global Governance

International Law and Global Governance

International law is described as ‘the general principles of law as recognised by civilised nations’. This informative programme adds much needed depth to this broad definition by explaining: state sovereignty, domestic law and international...Show More
Crime, Punishment and Policing in England and Wales from 1829

Crime, Punishment and Policing in England and Wales from 1829

The amount of crime in Britain has risen sharply over recent times. Is this because we report more crime, or is it because there really is more crime? Just how reliable are the figures? Has our attitude to crime changed? Late Victorian Britain...Show More
Being British

Being British

Amid growing concern about cultural division in the UK and the sense of national pride being lost, the British Government has encouraged schools to investigate diversity in the UK and develop an awareness of British-ness. This programme charts...Show More
Human Rights

Human Rights

For many of us, the right to express our ideas and live how we choose is something we take for granted. But these rights and many others have come as the result of years of hard work and deliberation. In this programme we learn what human...Show More
Taking Control: Strategies for Coping with Stress

Taking Control: Strategies for Coping with Stress

Stress is something we can learn to cope with. In this video, we explore some of the types of stress encountered in secondary school, their main causes and how adolescent people can identify and cope with them. We look at various ways young...Show More
Crime I

Crime I

Daily Planet in the Classroom

Daily Planet explores the murky world of crime. Who is the CSI Insect Man? What is battlefield forensics? It's all in this edition of Daily Planet.
An Introduction to Criminal and Civil Law

An Introduction to Criminal and Civil Law

The programme focuses on the differences between criminal and civil law. It begins with a brief description of legal and non-legal rules. It examines what constitutes a criminal act, the difference between a summary and indictable offence and the...Show More
Court Procedures in Criminal and Civil Law

Court Procedures in Criminal and Civil Law

This programme discusses the differences between criminal and civil procedures. It focuses on the role the Magistrates Court plays in dealing with summary and indictable offences and the trial procedure in the County Court. It looks at the...Show More
Contract Law

Contract Law

This programme investigates the nature of formal and informal contracts. Experts provide clear definitions and dramatised scenarios will help the viewer to understand the complexities of various contracts and the strategies to implement when...Show More