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LAW, JUSTICE AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectLegal Studies
Number & Suffix: 144
Full UC Title: LAW, JUSTICE AND SOCIAL CHANGE 
Transcript Title: LAW JUSTICE&CHANGE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines the ways in which law can be seen as both an instrument of positive social change and yet also as a means of confirming existing social arrangements and resisting social change. It considers what access to justice entails, investigating a series of case studies and theoretical perspectives concerning the struggles for access to justice and involvement in legal processes and institutions by particular groups and individuals. It looks at a selection of issues such as gender politics, ethnicity, race, disability, indigenous politics, non-English speaking background, class and economic struggles, sexual orientation and social dissent. Students choose a current law reform issue to consider in light of the issues discussed in the course and interview a staff member from a community legal center or government body involved in writing a report or submission that advocates for legal change. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LAW, JUSTICE AND SOCIAL CHANGE 
Partner University Department: Socio-Legal Studies 
Partner University Course Number: SOLS20001