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.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x1000wd short answer questions (30%), 1x1000wd equiv presentation (15%), 1x2500wd research paper (55%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Social PolicyProhibitions
SCLG2605 or SCLG2017 or SCLG2536