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Social Justice, Law and Society - SLSS3603

Year - 2020

This unit explores different theoretical perspectives on social justice relating to income and wealth distribution, identity, social recognition, law and rights. It applies these to contemporary examples, including income and wealth disparities, race and gender inequality, disability rights, the environment and treatment of non-human animals.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x1000wd short answer questions (30%), 1x1000wd equiv presentation (15%), 1x2500wd research paper (55%)


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


SCLG2605 or SCLG2017 or SCLG2536


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 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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