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LA346 - Gender and the Law

  • Module code: LA346
  • Module name: Gender and the Law
  • Department: Law School
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module explores the relationship of law to gender. We shall be looking at the ways inequalities and differences between men and women are constructed and the part law plays in enforcing and breaking these down. We consider issues of diversity. The module has a strong international dimension. We explore the impact of globalisation on gender and law and consider the relationship between gender and law in a variety of jurisdictions including in the Global South.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should have gained an understanding of the range of feminist and other perspectives on law and their application to a range of subject areas.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/current/undergraduate/materials/LA346

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: LA346-30)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 25%
Assessed Course Work 15%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 60%
Assessed Course Work 40%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 60%
Assessed Course Work 25%
Assessed Course Work 15%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 60%
Assessed Course Work 25%
Assessed Course Work 15%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 60%
Assessed Course Work 40%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 60%
Assessed Course Work 40%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 60%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN31) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (MN32) - Year 4
  • Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 3
  • Law and Business Four Year (Qualifying Degree) (MN34) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (3+1) (MN35) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (4+1) (MN36) - Year 5
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Law and Business Studies (Qualifying Degree) with Intercalated Year (MN37) - Year 5