Applications for M.A. In Law, Politics and Society

Applications for M.A. In Law, Politics and Society

Institute Name: Ambedkar University Delhi

Apply By: 24 Jun 2019

Course title: Applications for M.A. In Law, Politics and Society

Deadline: 24th June 2019

School Of Law, Governance and Citizenship (Slgc)

The School of Law, Governance and Citizenship (SLGC) at Ambedkar University Delhi offers an interdisciplinary approach to the productive and complex interaction of law, culture, politics and social structures. Rather than treating law and social sciences as two separate and strictly compartmentalized disciplines, the School envisions the same to be a contested terrain of knowledge and practice that is best investigated in a creative and collaborative manner across disciplines.

M.A. In Law, Politics and Society

The M.A. Programme in Law, Politics and Society at the SLGC is designed with the premise that a focus on the intersection of law and politics in the  context of societal structures is of crucial importance in shaping a better understanding of modern India.

Career Options:

The programme is oriented towards those interested in deepening their understanding of law towards a career in research, teaching and legal practice. The programme will be useful to those who plan to work in research, advocacy, policy development, non-governmental organizations, academics and those who would like a more informed approach to the practice of law.

Programme Structure:

The programme comprises of 64 credits over 4 semesters. It includes 14 taught courses (4 credits each), a summer internship (2 credits) and a written thesis (6 credits). Of the 14 taught courses, 6 are core courses, which are compulsory, and 8 are elective courses, which students can select from a list of courses on offer.

Core Courses:

  • Law and the Making of Modern India
  • Introduction to Law and Legal Methods
  • Law, State and Politics
  • An Introduction to Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy
  • Indian Constitutionalism: Law, History & Politics
  • Sociology of Law

Elective Courses:

  • Theorizing the Indian State
  • Rethinking Development
  • Speech, Crime and Law
  • Transformative Constitutionalism
  • Criminal Imaginaries and Legal Order
  • Environmental Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Feminist Jurisprudence
  • Economic Analysis of Law

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