[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Crime and gender 406 (6 points)
Leader: Dr Bronwyn Naylor
Synopsis: Introduction to feminist legal theory, and feminist and other theories of criminality. Violence and gender, including censures of violent behaviours, the public/private dichotomy, the operation of criminal defences such as provocation and self-defence, and the use of "syndrome" evidence. Criminal laws regulating sexuality such as rape, prostitution and abortion laws. Gender issues in sentencing and imprisonment.
Assessment: Written research assignment (4000 words): 50% + Class presentation: 20% + Final examination: 30%
Australian Government Requirements for International Students - CRICOS Provider Number: 00008C
Copyright © 1994-2001 Monash University - Last Date Modified: 13 October 2003 - Caution - Privacy
Monash University ABN 12 377 614 012