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Unit of study_

Law and Contemporary Society - SLSS1003

Year - 2019

This unit provides an understanding of the central themes and issues in social scientific analyses of the operation of law in society. After briefly outlining the various ways in which social life is organised in terms of law, the unit will examine a range of key concerns in the development of legal ideas, institutions and processes today, including the increasing legal regulation of private life, law and science, human rights, the globalisation of law, terrorism, risk and security, law and social inequality and citizenship.

Classes
2x1hr lectures/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
Tutorial participation (10%), 1x500wd short essay (10%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x2hr exam (40%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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