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Human Rights, Laws and Social Protest - SLSS3602

Year - 2020

Global human rights and the idea of 'one humanity' became politically possible with the end of the Cold War. This unit explores the production of the human rights system as the top down process of legalisation, institutionalisation and intervention and the bottom up process victim claim-making, collective mobilisation and transnational advocacy.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x 1500 Minor Essay (30%), 1x 3000 Major Essay (60%), 1x Participation (10%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Criminology




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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