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Postgraduate Module Descriptor


LAWM689: The Family, Law and Social Change

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Professor Anne Barlow (Convenor)

Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module will through the lens of family law and policy critically examine the way in which law responds to social change. It aims to evaluate the theoretical explanations for the nature of this relationship, the doctrinal influences on a domestic and international level and the direct and indirect impact on it of inter-disciplinary socio-legal research.

Module created

01/10/2007

Last revised

05/12/2016