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    Examines the modern business corporation from a 'law in context' perspective. It takes an interdisciplinary approach and investigates selected historical, political and philosophical issues connected to the modern business corporation as well as legal issues.

    This paper covers topics such as the rise of the modern business corporation, Legal Theory and the modern business corporation, legal regulation and the modern business corporation and reforming the modern business corporation.

    About this paper

    Paper title Law and Society
    Subject Law
    EFTS 0.1
    Points 15 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $730.20
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    LAWS 201, LAWS 202, LAWS 203, LAWS 204
    Limited to
    LLB, LLB(Hons)
    (i) Not all optional papers will be available in any given year. (ii) May not be credited together with LAWS472 passed in 1999-2001.
    Teaching staff

    Ben France-Hudson

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    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will acquire the ability to critically evaluate existing conceptions of corporate roles, rights and practices.


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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