Not currently available in 2021
UG Coursework Unit
96 credit points in any SCU law units
Topic 1: Law and Sexuality
1.1 Sexuality as Identity
1.2 Lesbian, Gay or Queer Legal Theory
1.3 Sexuality and Identity Intersections
Topic 2: Trans-ness
2.1 Gender and Selfhood
2.2 Gender and Childhood
Topic 3: Predators and Perverts
3.2 The 'solution' of Privacy (and its limits)
3.3 Equality, Privacy and Religious Freedom
Topic 4: Hatred & Victimization
4.1 Homophobia & Violence
4.2 Violence, Safety and Public Space
Topic 5: Couples and Families
5.1 The Context of Relationship Recognition Struggles
5.2 Marriage and its malcontents
5.3 Spousehood's Day(s) in Court
5.4 Desperately Seeking Semen
5.5 New Family Forms
Topic 6: Activism, Change and the State
6.2 The international Arena
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||Demonstrate knowledge in the construction and role of sexuality across legal and social materials.|
|2||Synthesise and apply theoretical material from a variety of disciplines.|
|3||Apply a range of theoretical perspectives to 'black letter' case analysis.|
|4||Deconstruct traditional legal narratives around sexuality, family and identity.|
|5||Outline areas of law in Australia and internationally that impact on sexuality.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge in the construction and role of sexuality across legal and social materials.
- Synthesise and apply theoretical material from a variety of disciplines.
- Apply a range of theoretical perspectives to 'black letter' case analysis.
- Deconstruct traditional legal narratives around sexuality, family and identity.
- Outline areas of law in Australia and internationally that impact on sexuality.