Va'aomanū Pasifika

PASI-402 – Special Topic: Pacific Jurisprudence: a study of custom and law in the Pacific

Points:30Prerequisites:PASI 301 or 40 300-level points from ANTH, ARTH, ENGL, GEOG, HIST, INTP, KURA, POLS, MAOR, SAMO, MDIA, MUSC, CRIM, SOSC, LAWS
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Va'aomanu PasifikaRestrictions:LAWS 347, PASI 302

This course explores theories and philosophies of custom and law in the Pacific. It analyses the cultural and historical nuances of Pacific customs (such as "bride price" and the "ifoga") and related case law to reflect on the question of whether there is such a thing as a 'Pacific jurisprudence'. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2015: domestic $1,773.60     international $6,226.80

Set Text

Student notes; for availability and price see vicbooks, Student Union Building, Kelburn Campus.

Trimester 2 2015

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10429 13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015Wed, Thu1000 - 1150Cotton [Kelburn]118Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni
7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015Wed, Thu1000 - 1150Cotton [Kelburn]118

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.