HUMAN RIGHTS AND COMPARATIVE DISABILITY LAW
Not currently offered
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will examine recent developments in international and comparative disability law. They will begin with an overview of international human rights law and consider the developing relationship between disability discrimination law and international human rights. Using a comparative law approach students will examine issues arising in a range of areas such as mental health; education; employment; housing and health. Jurisdictions studied may include Europe, Asia, USA and Australia. Specific topics include the use of human rights principles as a legal strategy; enforcement of human rights domestically and internationally; globalization of disability discrimination law and may also include legal decision making and the right to participate in education, the workforce and the community.
SchoolLa Trobe Law School
Subject Co-ordinatorJillian Murray
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in LMLC or LMGB or LMLGBL or LMLI or LMCL or LMIBL or LML or LMGBL or have permission of Law School.
Special conditions Available to final year Graduate Entry Law students by application only
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
- Related graduate capabilities and elements:
- Literacies and Communication Skills
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