EDS 208- Justice and development

Comparative perspectives on a number of key issues relating to justice in the broad context of development. This will be primarily from the standpoint of those concerned with legal justice, but will properly comprehend relevant moral, social, economic and political considerations. It will also have regard to the institutions and instrumentalities of justice and in particular deliverability of justice in developing, smaller and transition economies. While no prior knowledge of any law or legal system is required, the course aims to provide those taking it, with the ability to identify and analyze important issues relating to justice and thereby foster greater understanding of the role of law and legal institutions in society.

While the context is legal, no prior knowledge of law or its institutions is required or expected.

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