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Sociology of Law: Introduction. Online Course RÄSA14

First Cycle. Sociology of law. Autumn semester.
RÄSA14, Sociology of Law: Introduction. Online Course, 10 credits

This is an on-line course given in English starting Autumn semester and offered on half speed.

The course is offered as a single subject course at Lund University.

The aim of the course is to give an introduction to the subject Sociology of Law, its history and position in the knowledge field between Law and society. The structure, contents and organisation of the Legal System are presented at a general level. During the course, the subject Sociology of Law introduces legal questions of relevance to understand the subject Sociology of Law as well as basic scientific theoretical and methodological perspectives.

This course will give you understanding about the history and knowledge field of Sociology of Law and Law and society. You will also gain an understanding of the theory of Science and Social theory as well as the structure, contents and organisation of the Legal System.

Teaching is given through lectures, seminars, exercises and supervision. Participation in seminars, exercises and connected written assignments are compulsory components unless special circumstances exist. Group assignments can occur.

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Syllabus RÄSA14
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Sociology of Law Department
Lund University
Visiting address: Allhelgona Kyrkogata 14 M, 3rd floor, 223 62 Lund, SWEDEN
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Faculty of Social Sciences