POLITICAL ECONOMY AND JUSTICE

LAW2PEJ

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will gain a deep understanding of the key economic, philosophical and political dimensions that underpin the institutions of justice in our legal system, including courts, police and corrections. This subject will examine how our regulatory system, including its laws, policies and procedures, are deeply affected by political-economic considerations. 

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Completion of 60 credit points of LAW level 1 and 60 credit points of LAW level 2 subjects.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Readingsvarious reading material will be made availabe on the LMSRecommendedvariousvarious

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrated understanding of the interrelationship between the institutions of justice and political economy.

Activities:
Tutorials, online tasks, class presentations, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply political economy theories to the institutions, policies and procedures of justice.

Activities:
Tutorials, online tasks, class presentations, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Critically analyse ways in which international justice is affected by political-economic considerations.

Activities:
Tutorials, online tasks, class presentations, lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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