Units of Study

SLSS3603 - Social Justice, Law and Society

Semester 1, 2019  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Dinesh Wadiwel
Phone: +61 2 9351 4811
Email: dinesh.wadiwel@sydney.edu.au


This unit explores different theoretical perspectives on social justice relating to income and wealth distribution, identity, social recognition, law and rights. It applies these to contemporary examples, including income and wealth disparities, race and gender inequality, disability rights, the environment and treatment of non-human animals.


1x1000wd short answer questions (30%), 1x1000wd equiv presentation (15%), 1x2500wd research paper (55%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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