Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour per week seminar per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Torts; Legal Theory or in each case their equivalents.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests 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. |
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This subject encourages students to develop an understanding of the political, social and economic forces which influence the purpose and shape of law in the People's Republic of China. The subject provides students with an overview of the legal system and legal institutions in China. We examine the nature of legal controls over the exercise of state power and the extent to which they are effective. Legal principles that govern relations between citizens and the state and that provide for special treatment of certain groups will also be considered. Developments in the regulation of economic activities such as trade, investment and labour will be discussed. For each of these topics, students will be asked to consider the influence that the changing political and social environment has had on the development and operation of these regulatory regimes.
The essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece legal writing.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Research essay of 5,000 words, 100% (due end of semester) or final examination of 3 hours, 100%.
If enrolment is more than 50 students, students must sit the examination and may not choose to write a 5,000-word essay.
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Printed materials will be available from the Melbourne Law School.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
In addition, on completion of the subject, students should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law:
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