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QLLM477 Law in Asia (Sem 1)

Module Description:

This course introduces key problems in the study of Asian laws and legal systems. It covers a variety of topics of importance to the study of Asian legal systems and to comparative law and legal theory more widely. It introduces the relevance of Orientalism, colonial recognition, legal pluralism, comparing across cultural frames, legal transplantation, and the role of the state. There is specific focus on the larger legal systems of China and India, in addition to others.

Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Legal Theory
  • Laws (General)
  • LLM Flexible Study.

Method of Assessment

5,000 word course essay


22.5 Credits

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