- Code LAWS4218
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
The aim of this course is to engender critical thought about law. In particular, the course introduces students to feminist theories about law. A range of topics will be discussed using a diverse range of feminist and critical materials. Topics will include feminism within the academy, the concept of equality and violence against women as well as other topics.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Describe, discuss, explain, analyse and critique a selection of key feminist and other critical theories
- Explain, appraise and evaluate feminist and critical strategies and methods
- Apply feminist and other critical theories to analyse law or legal issues, and generate new perspectives
- Design, plan and execute a substantial piece of written scholarship, with some independence
- Engage in communication and debate with peers and staff in ways which respect social and cultural diversity
Classes may be offered in non-standard sessions and be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (a minimum of 36 hours). Please refer to the LLB timetable for dates. Please contact the ANU College of Law Student Administration Services to request a permission code to enrol in classes offered in non-standard sessions.
- Seminar Participation in 2 nominated seminars from Weeks 2- 12 (10) [LO null]
- Reflection Paper 1 and 2 (30) [LO null]
- Research Paper (60) [LO null]
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Classes offered during semester periods are expected to have 3 contact hours per week (a minimum of 36 hours). Students are generally expected to devote at least 10 hours overall per week to this course.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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