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Socio-Legal Theory - SLSS2606

This core unit explores theoretical approaches to studying socio-legal dynamics in a globalised society. It examines key theoretical debates drawing on classical theorists (Weber, Durkheim, Marx), more recent social theorists (Habermas, Foucault, Bourdieu) and critical notes from gender, queer, race, postcolonial, and science studies.

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x 1500wd Case Study Essay (30%), 1x 2500wd Research Essay (50%), 1x 500wd Equivalent Presentation (10%), Participation (10%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal Studies

Prohibitions

SCLG2615

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: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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