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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 gender-based violence currently attracting a high degree of academic, media and government attention. Through examining topics connected to the themes of criminal justice and family law, this course will introduce students to current legal dilemmas and legal responses in the area of gender and the law, in addition to sociolegal and feminist approaches to law.
|First Sub Session
|30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
This course examines topical and contemporary legal issues, theories and debates relating to gender equality and gender-based violence 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 gender affects how legal rules are applied and experienced. The topics explored are connected to two main themes: criminal justice and family law.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
There are no assessments for this course.
Resit Failed Elements in same format if due to extenuating circumstances
|ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.