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 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.
Equivalent units8523 Women and the Law 7032 Gender and the Australian Legal System
|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