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The issue of how gender impacts upon and interrelates with law and legal processes is topical and socially important, with questions relating to gender equality and violence against women currently attracting a high degree of academic, media and government attention. This course will introduce students to current legal dilemmas and legal responses in these areas, in addition to sociolegal and feminist approaches to law.
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This course examines topical and contemporary legal issues, theories and debates relating to gender equality and violence against women within a social and political context. The course will encourage critical thinking about the nature and limits of the law, with students gaining knowledge and understanding of how legal rules and the legal system can differentially impact men and women, and the principal legal responses in the UK to tackling gender inequality and violence against women.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
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