Not currently available in 2020
Applies comparative legal analysis to contemporary concerns for global governance and international relations. Considerations of international criminal law, criminal justice and globalisation are integrated to analyse a selection of case-studies wherein governance is challenged and crime control priorities are prominent. Students will understand the intersection between crime and control, risk and security in the present epoch of globalisation.
Topic 1 Emerging international criminal justice - institutions and paradigms
Topic 2 International criminal law? - challenges for a new jurisprudence
Topic 3 Introducing international crime control - legislative foundations of ICJ: Rome Statute and the ICC - the ad hoc tribunals
Topic 4 Transforming the international criminal trial - access, inclusivity and integration
Topic 5 Globalisation of crime and control - rights, justice and order
Topic 6 Victim communities and collaborative justice - transforming the constituency of global justice - challenges and legitimacy
Topic 7 International criminal justice and global governance - International developments in governing through globalised crime
Topic 8 Global crime concerns - why these and not these?
Topic 9 Responding to trans-national and cross boarder crime - controlling the risk society
Topic 10 Crime and development - influence of crime on transitional cultures - corruption case-study
Topic 11 International crime control - the 'war' discourse
Topic 12 Futures of international criminal justice - pathways yet to be taken
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||examine theoretical understandings of contemporary global governance in the context of crime and control and demonstrate skills in comparative legal analysis;||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||recognise and assess recent developments in international criminal law and its institutions; outline the role of international criminal justice in state reconstruction; and critically evaluate alternative international justice paradigms;||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||describe in detail international case-studies where violent conflict and justice responses have led to a reinterpretation of global governance priorities;||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||critically evaluate criminalisation and control as mechanisms for advancing the authority and legitimacy of international political alliances and explain Australia's place in the global 'war on terror',||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||recognise the potential of the law and its institutions regionally and internationally in the quest for global governance;||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||demonstrate analytical skills in conducting legal research in the field of crime, globalisation and governance; and demonstrate written skills in the presentation of research.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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