Faculty of Arts


SOCIOL 308

Law and Identity


Description

By critically examining a range of identities that are constructed through legislation and courts we explore how the legal system creates, defines and reflects public beliefs about the nature and meaning of various social roles and statuses. Identities covered include gendered, ethnic, refugee, terrorist, virtual, celebrity and victim.

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Availability 2018

Summer School

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Lane West-Newman

Reading/Texts

A course reader will be made available if required.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

SOCIOL 308: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Sociology or Law or 15 points at Stage II in Sociology and CRIM 201 or 202

Corequisites



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