Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two hours of seminars per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Criminal Law and Procedure; Torts; Legal Theory; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; or in each case their equivalent.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Prior study in International Law and/or Human Rights Law is desirable.|
|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 investigates law's role in protecting and promoting reproductive and sexual health rights in national and international contexts.
The subject first introduces relevant historical and contemporary influences on the development of a transnational concept of reproductive and sexual health rights and then reviews current perspectives and analytical frameworks.
This foundation enables us to examine selected case studies and assess a range of regulatory strategies that variously harm or protect reproductive and sexual health rights. The case studies will vary from year to year and may draw on the following areas of law: tort, medical, criminal,, public health, international and human rights law.
Case studies may be chosen from the following topics:
This subject enables students to further develop their conceptual and social understanding of law and of law’s key role in regulating human societies and fostering health and well-being.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:||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 this subject students should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law:
The 5,000 word research essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
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