INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE LAW
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will be introduced to the basic concepts and structures of Chinese law and their political and administrative context. It starts with a general survey of legal culture and legal development in China. This will be followed by a general introduction to the legal system/institutions of the PRC. Structures and principles of the Chinese constitutional, administrative, civil, and criminal laws are then explained. Law-making and sources of law, methods of rights protection, roles of law in social and economic development, and mechanisms for dispute resolution etc are carefully examined throughout the subject.
SchoolLa Trobe Law School
Subject Co-ordinatorJianfu Chen
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Special conditions This subject is only offered in China in January/February each year. Entrance into the course is by application only. Application forms are available from and submitted to the Faculty Student Services Office, Donald Whitehead Building 208. They can also be downloaded from the School's home page
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Chinese Law: Context and Transformation||Prescribed||Jianfu, C||LEIDEN / BOSTON: MARTINUS NIJHOFF PUBLISHERS 2008|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
- Related graduate capabilities and elements:
- Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
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Melbourne, 2016, Week 03-09, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJianfu Chen
Twelve 7.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 03 to week 05 and delivered via blended.
"11-22 January 2016"
|one 4,000-word research essay||90||01|