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1 ASSESSMENT POWERPOINT JUS406A Analyse Social Justice Issues

2 ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW Unit focuses on social justice issues Issues associated with dysfunction Poor social outcomes Three assessment tasks ◦ Two essays ◦ One online theory quiz

3 ASSESSMENT TASK ONE Essay 1 – Domestic Violence ◦ Australian campaign against domestic violence ◦ Article 8 Human Rights ◦ Issues associated with topic: Article 8 states that human rights are violated if victims of abuse are denied an effective judicial remedy. How does domestic violence affect the human rights of women? Does a campaign such as this protect the human rights of women? If yes, how? Is there evidence of natural justice for the victim as a result of this campaign? Is there evidence of natural justice for the perpetrator as a result of this campaign? Is there sufficient evidence of violence against men to justify a dual campaign? Do the statistics of violence against men indicate that the aggressors are domestically known to the victim, or is the violence more likely situational violence such as ‘bar fights’ or ‘pub brawls’ or ‘football games’? Is the media a useful way to launch a campaign that protects human rights? How does this campaign improve the judicial remedies for victims of abuse? What other services or programs or policies are you aware of that protect these human rights in Australia?

4 ASSESSMENT TASK TWO Essay 2 – Substance Abuse Is there a clear link between substance abuse and anti-social behaviour? Discuss. Does substance abuse cause anti-social behaviour? Is substance abuse always an element of anti-social behaviour? Does the elimination of substance abuse remove anti-social behaviour? Alcohol and tobacco can also be abused. Is there a clear link between mental illness and anti-social behaviour? Discuss Does mental illness cause anti-social behaviour? Does appropriately medicated mental illness cause anti-social behaviour? Are people with mental illness discriminated against as a result of anti-social behaviour? Is there a link between mental illness, substance abuse, and anti-social behaviour? Discuss You may combine all of these questions into one essay if you wish, ensuring that it is a total of not less than 1050 words long.

5 ASSESSMENT TASK THREE Online theory quiz ◦ Based on content of Unit Guide and associated readings ◦ Utilise review questions for preparation ◦ Must reach 85% or more for competency ◦ Two attempts to reach competency


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