Va'aomanū Pasifika

This information is for the 2014 academic year. See information for PASI 402 in 2015.

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

2014: domestic $1,705.50     international $5,987.40

Set Text

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

Trimester 2 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10429 14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014Tue, Wed0900 - 10506 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]102Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni
8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014Tue, Wed0900 - 10506 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]102