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Justice in Theory
Undergraduate | TAS-HPP103 | 2024
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 14 weeks
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Justice in Theory
About this subject
Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Identify and explain concepts of justice and their relation to justice theory.
- Articulate justice theory and interpret its application for a range of situations.
- Identify and discuss theoretical knowledge underlying the concept of justice to examples of justice practice.
- Communicate effectively in an appropriate format.
- Refer to MyLO for study topics
In this subject students will investigate different approaches to justice. The subject introduces students to theorists such as Plato, Socrates, Kant, Hobbes Locke, and Rawls. Through a justice discourse students will consider the nature and characteristics of justice. Students will also study the quality of substantive social justice through the lens of power, race, class, gender. Similarly, interpretative models of justice will be assessed for their usefulness as a tool in assisting understanding (eg; restorative, distributive, retributive and procedural). There will be a strong emphasis on Indigenous justice and alternative justice forums.
- Reading Quiz (10%)
- Critical Writing Task (35%)
- Major Essay (40%)
- Justice Reflection (15%)
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