Functional Analysis of Law and Soc Control (LAWS6187)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit examines the largely diffuse concepts of social control and the functions of law and proposes a more specific approach to legal theory which incorporates the latest findings of socio-legal research on the social effects of law. As a result of this discussion, a more specific concept of social control and an explanatory assessment of the social effects of law, including its political use, are presented with their theoretical implications for legal and political systems and applied, as examples, to historically and societally varied situations.
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2000wd research note (40%), 5000wd essay (60%)
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Unit of study rules
This unit replaced LAWS6187 Aspects of Law and Social Control.
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