Units of Study

SLSS2604 - Indigenous Social and Legal Justice

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dr Deirdre Howard-Wagner


This unit will provide students with an appreciation of issues facing Indigenous peoples in the struggle for social and legal justice, focussing on the idea of Indigenous justice in Australia in the context of other comparable nations, such as the United States, Canada and New Zealand. We will compare specific examples or models of law and policy recognising Indigenous social and legal justice in specific areas, such as child protection, criminal justice, and land rights, in Australia and overseas.


1x1000wd workbook (30%), 1x500wd in-class presentation or equivalent (10%), 1x3000wd research essay (50%) and tutorial participation/attendance (10%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


(SLSS1001 and SLSS1003) or (SLSS1001 and SLSS1002)

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