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ASP214 - Justice and Equality

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:J Reynolds




Incompatible with:

ASP314, ASP319, ASP320, ASP414

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This introduction to political philosophy will provide an overview of a number of contemporary views regarding justice, liberty, equality, and democracy. In particular, the unit will involve a detailed consideration of Marxism, Utilitarianism, Liberalism, Libertarianism, Communitarianism, and Discourse Ethics. 


Seminar/online program (600 words approx) (15%)

Essay plan and literature review (1,000 words) (25%)

Essay of 2,400 words at end of trimester (60%)

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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