International/Comparative Jurisprudence (LAWS5136)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study will introduce the student to a basic understanding of the variability of law as a function of the variability of the social context in which it operates. By applying comparativist theory and empirical methodology from different perspectives, the unit will prepare the ground for an appreciation of the operation of society's law in the complex historical setting of different cultural systems, nation states, multicultural societies and on the international level.

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Classes

2x2-hr seminars/week for 10 weeks

Assessment

1,000-2,000wd research plan (40%) and 3,750-5,000wd research paper (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

LAWS3436, JURS3006

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