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Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units.
AZA2737, ATS2737, ATS3737
The unit examines sociological matters of social justice in a South African and African context. Issues that are critically examined include equity, minority rights, democratic government, economic opportunities and human rights. The unit adopts a comparative approach to social justice issues over several political and legal states and examines historical periods and the way in which they approached social justice. Constitutionalism, social and political control, and equity issues are analysed to demonstrate the disparate definitions of social justice.
On successful completion of the unit students should be able to demonstrate an ability to:
Within semester assessment: 70% + Exam: 30%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.