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POL2107 - Government, Law and Society

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
3
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
SA2107
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18
Semester A 2018/19 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
 
Course Aims

What are the reasons for having a government? What are the main types of government and is there a best form? What are the reasons for having law? What is law and what are its main functions? What are the reasons for having society and what is its basic nature? What is rule of law and how can it be achieved? How do government, law, and society interact with one another? Based on the intellectual discoveries of great thinkers and philosophers to answer these questions in the past, this course provides a foundation and an opportunity for students to make their original discoveries of knowledge and ideas concerning government, law, society, and their inter-relationship.


Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
 
Detailed Course Information

POL2107.pdf

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