PHIL 2990

PHIL 2990

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

This course explores the meaning of Law and Society, which is an interdisciplinary study of the interactive nature of legal and social forces. A law and society perspective places law in its historical, social, and cultural context, studying the dynamic way in which law shapes social norms, policy, and institutions, and conversely, the way that social forces shape the law. This Foundations of Law and Society course is structured as a series of four modules, each taught by a faculty member from a different discipline. The modules will introduce students to a range of disciplinary methods and content related to the study of the interaction of law with social, political, and economic institutions and relationships.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Distribution Category (CA-AS, SSC-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17992 PHIL 2990   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Class will be team-taught by four faculty members over the course of the semester.