Social Justice

Please note: this is archived course information from 2022 for POLITICS 320.


Examines contemporary theories of justice focusing on the relationships between justice, equality and liberty. Students explore a range of topics that may include the distribution of resources both globally and domestically, and the rights of cultural minorities, gender groups, animals and future generations.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for POLITICS 320.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2022

Not offered in 2022; planned for 2023


Coordinator(s) Dr Stephen Winter


Coursework + Exam


POLITICS 320: 15 points


30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations or Philosophy, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights