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.

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Classes

Apr 4, 5 & 11, 12 (9-5)

Assessment

class participation (10%), class presentation (10%), 2x4000wd essays (2x40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

LAWS3478

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