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.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x 1500wd Case Study Essay (30%), 1x 2500wd Research Essay (50%), 1x 500wd Equivalent Presentation (10%), Participation (10%)
12 credit points at 1000 level in Socio-Legal StudiesProhibitions