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School of Law

SOLM063 Human Rights of Women - Feminist Legal Theory (Sem 2)

Module Description

The course will cover the theoretical foundations of the subject by including an indepth examination of general legal theory concerning human rights and the different strands of feminist legal theory which inform the interpretation of the human rights of women.  The course will also include an analysis of how these different theoretical positions inform what has been termed the universality v cultural relativism debate.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Human Rights Law
  • LLM in Legal Theory

Mode of Assessment

3.15 hour examination

Credits

30 Credits