Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Intensive Seminars running from 9:00am - 5:00pm on 6, 7, 13 & 14 May 2011. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Criminology at Undergraduate level|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||166-562 Human Rights and Global Violence|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
ContactDr. Juliet Rogers email@example.com
Calls to institute human rights, truth commissions, international justice and even legalising torture are responses to injuries inflicted on peoples around the world. This subject considers law as a response to traumatic events using psychoanalytic theory. Legal practices will be discussed as methods of responding to the rage, pain and mourning that trauma demands, in this sense law becomes a sympton of the injury. Understood in this way law can be seen to also cause further damage if it functions as a kind of 'acting out' of the mourning. To consider these ideas we will look at incidents where law has been applied as a response to traumatic events in the cases of genocide, terrorist acts and war.
A 1000-word reflective essay (20%) due during the semester, and a 4000-word research essay (80%) due during the examination period.
Hurdle Requirement: As this is an Intensively-taught subject, Lecture/Seminar attendance is compulsory on all 4 days. Students who fail to meet this hurdle requirement will be deemed ineligible to submit the final piece of assessment for this subject. Regular participation in class is required.
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 2% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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A Subject Reader will be available for purchase from the University Bookshop.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who complete this subject will be able to:
Master of Criminology (CWT) |
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