Law, Justice and Development (LAWS6928)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit provides a critical overview to law and justice reform in international development. It analyses the global reform experience over the past half-century. It interrogates the nature and justification(s) of reform 'theory', studies the empirical evidence of various approaches, and examines the conceptual/practical challenges of evaluating development endeavour, using case studies from the Asia/Pacific region. Students enrolling in this unit will develop an evidence-based understanding of the use of law and justice reform in broader development strategies.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

Apr 12, 13 & 19, 20 (9-5)

Assessment

class participation (20%), 2x3000wd essays (2x40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prohibitions

LAWS3478, LAWS5178

Additional Information

This unit is compulsory for MLawIntDev students.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.