Law, Society and Human Rights module (LW22015)

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Credits

20

Module code

LW22015

Law, Society and Human Rights

Aims

The overall aim of the module is to encourage critical thinking about laws and their place in society by examining the social, political, economic, moral and ethical contexts in which law, and human rights law in particular, operates in the United Kingdom.

Examples of content

  • the social, political, economic, moral and ethical contexts in which law operates in the United Kingdom
  • a range of legal and social theories as a framework for critical reflection on the context and operation of law
  • the values which underpin human rights law at global, regional and domestic levels

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