Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
For more information, contact the Melbourne Law Masters office.
Where States are mainly political and territorial entities, nations are more properly understood as communities of cultural relatedness. National identity and loyalty can be powerful; it can also intertwine or conflict with other collective identities such as class, race, gender and sexuality. Nationalism has played a part in the great political shifts and conflicts of the last few decades from the bloodshed in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda to the populist revolutions of the Middle East. Australia, Europe and North America continue to struggle with the cultural diversity within their borders.
This subject will focus on the commitments, associations, philosophies and legal techniques – national and international – used to develop and contest national identities. Professor Karen Knop has written on these issues from the perspectives of public international law, private international law and citizenship theory, with an emphasis on the challenges of gender and cultural diversity.
Principal topics will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
10,000 word research paper (100%) (28 August) on a topic approved by the subject coordinator
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70427/2013|
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