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

2016: domestic $1,826.70     international $6,538.20

Set Text

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Trimester 1 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10429 29 Feb – 24 Apr 2016Mon, Thu1000 - 11506 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]102Tamasailau Suaalii-Sauni
2 May – 5 Jun 2016Mon, Thu1000 - 11506 Kelburn Pde [Kelburn]102

Course Outline Information

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