Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours. |
Total Time Commitment:
Study Period Commencement:
November, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law School welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Law School policy to take all reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the School's programs.
The inherent academic requirements for the study in the Melbourne Law School are:
Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Students who feel their disability will prevent them from participating in tasks involving these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
Law is arguably central to the articulation of theories about rights and justice. It is also the foundation for establishment and functioning of the institutions and practices which give practical effect to notions of legal and judicial justice and define the rights enjoyed by citizens. This subject examines the dynamic relationship between law, justice and rights in China. This subject adopts socio-legal and comparative perspectives to examine the role of the state and law in articulating notions of justice and rights. China is an example of a powerful, developing, 'post socialist' country where administration of justice and the protection of rights and justice are often viewed as competing with the state's priorities of social and political stability and economic development.
Topics addressed will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will have demonstrated an advanced understanding of, and the ability to critically analyse and reflect on:
And the ability to:
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Specialist printed materials will be made available from 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 will have developed and demonstrated their skills in the following areas:
Additionally, in developing and completing a research essay, students will also have developed the following skills:
Juris Doctor |
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