WRITING AND CRITICAL THINKING: ISSUES IN AND AROUND JUSTICE
2012/2013, Semester 1
University Scholars Programme (University Scholars Programme)
Modular Credits: 4
This module teaches writing and critical thinking by introducing students to the assumptions that inform, and the arguments for, different concepts and practices of justice. Students will engage topics such as human rights, the place and limits of legal institutions, justifications for civil disobedience, and whether violence is justified in the pursuit of justice. This module enables students to think critically about theories of justice and how these theories shape the pursuit of justice in political life.
Not applicable to USP First-Tier modules
Not applicable to USP modules.
Workload Components : A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week