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Unit of Study LAWS2063 - Race and the Law (2024)

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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:

Identify describe and analyse the theoretical foundations of CRT.

Critically appraise the foundations of liberal theory

Explain the role of law in the organisation of society along racial lines and hierarchies.

Evaluate how CRT might contribute to change society, in particular, the racial lines and hierarchies embedded in society.

Assess the extent to which America and Australia have taken public as well as private law approaches to eradicate racism, and whether such approaches have succeeded or failed.

Demonstrate an ability to conduct research in the field of CRT