Law, Crime And Society In England, C1580-C1700 HIST4088
Academic Session: 2013-14
School: School of Humanities
Level: Level 4 (SCQF level 10)
Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
Available to Visiting Students: No
This special subject explores the role of law in creating and maintaining essential norms of behaviour and central principles of social order in a period which witnessed severe economic, social and political tensions. It focuses on the way in which the law operated to uphold and enforce social order in a variety of ways - through dispute settlement, petty regulation, and in its definition of and responses to criminal behaviour.
Three hours per week across the teaching year.
Requirements of Entry
Successful completion of Junior HonoursHonours in history.
2 essays (one in each semester) 10%
2 seminar papers (one in each semester) 6% each
Seminar contribution (one assessment in each semester) 4% each
Examination: 2 x 120 minute examinations, worth 60% overall
Main Assessment In: April/May