Please refer to the return to campus page for more information on these delivery modes and students who can enrol in each mode based on their location.
Readings will be provided online through the subject's LMS site prior to the commencement of the subject.
Recommended texts and other resources
- Agamben, Giorgio Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life (trans) Daniel Heller-Roazen, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998.
- Brown, Wendy (2004) 'The Most We Can Hope For....: Human Rights and the Politics of Fatalism'. South Atlantic Quarterly 103:2/3, Spring/Summer. Duke University Press.
- Douzinas, Costas The End of Human Rights: Critical Legal Thought at the Turn of the Century Hart Publishing: Oxford., 2000.
- Simpson, Gerry War, Law and Crime: War Crimes, Trials and the Reinvention of International Law, Cambridge. Polity Press, 2007.
- Freud, Sigmund 'Mourning and Melancholia' Standard Edition Vol XIV (1914 - 1916): On the History of the Psycho-Analytic Movement, Papers on Metapsychology and Other Works, Trans. James Strachey, Vintage 2001, Great Britain.
- Scarry, Elaine Body in Pain: the making and unmaking of the world, New York, Oxford 1985.
- Subject notes
It is recommended that students who take this subject also take CRIM90007 Genocide, State Crime and the Law. Students who have undertaken CRIM90017 Violence, Trauma and Human Rights are not able to undertake this subject.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Informal specialisation 100 Point Master of Arts (Professional and Applied Ethics) Informal specialisation 200 points Master of Arts (Professional and Applied Ethics) Specialisation (formal) Criminology Specialisation (formal) Criminology Informal specialisation PD-ARTS Criminology Specialisation (formal) Criminology
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.
Last updated: 5 July 2021