Not offered in 2020
Examines justice and its political implications at community, national and international levels. Critically considers approaches on rights, justice, tolerance, liberty and equality, identity and oppression, citizenship, pluralism and democratic dialogue. Facilitates a philosophical evaluation of differing political approaches to justice.
Topic 1: A political framework for justice
Topic 2: Theories of justice
Topic 3: International and regional institutions of justice
Topic 4: States and justice
Topic 5: Human rights and justice
Topic 6: Gender and justice
Topic 7: Refugees and justice
Topic 8: War and justice
Topic 9: Humanitarian intervention and justice
Topic 10: Social justice
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||explain the importance of political theory to political practices|
|2||critically explore a range of different political views|
|3||critically evaluate problems in the application of ideas to different contexts; community, national, international|
|4||present a reasoned argument that defends or criticises ideas of justice in world politics.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- explain the importance of political theory to political practices
- critically explore a range of different political views
- critically evaluate problems in the application of ideas to different contexts; community, national, international
- present a reasoned argument that defends or criticises ideas of justice in world politics.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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