Gender and the Legal System (11259.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Law School||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify, explain and analyse cultural assumptions regarding gender and their historical and contemporary impact on law, legal process and the experience of justice;
2. Determine and evaluate how gendered constructs within and outside the legal system affect women and men in their interactions with the law;
3. Determine and evaluate how violence against women affects women's interactions with the law;
4. Research, critically analyse and evaluate law, legal process and law reform proposals through a holistic framework; and
5. Reflect on their learning and on their changing perceptions of law and justice and its social and cultural contexts.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
PrerequisitesMust have passed at least 24 credit points including either 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice OR 11257 Law and Society.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||08 February 2021||Flexible||Dr Skye Saunders|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||Flexible||Dr Skye Saunders|
Readings and other materials for this unit will be posted on Canvas.
Participation is assessed in this unit. Your participation can be either through on-campus activities (lectures and workshops) or online.
Required IT skills
Students will be expected to have access to technology required to make a video. For the purposes of the Group Video Assessment, this technology could include a mobile phone or tablet with a camera and a basic video editing application. High video production values are not expected.
Work placement, internships or practicums