Provides a sociological perspective on the relationship between law and society through a critical analysis of the basic processes of law, issues of social power and legal institutions, and law reform and social change. The aims of the subject are to evaluate the social basis of the construction of the legal subject; to assess liberal conceptions of rights and justice; and to analyse the relationship between law and social inequality by considering issues related to rurality, disability, class, gender, sexuality and ethnicity.
|Unit name||Sociology of Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Sociology and Criminology|
Dr Max Travers
Dr Max Travers
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
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On Campus: 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly
Off Campus: Online lecture recordings and online participation
500 word assignment or equivalent (10%), 2,500 word assignment (40%), 2 hr exam (50%)
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