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Society, Politics & Law

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Society, Politics & Law

Legal skills and debates in Scotland

This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are interpreted and applied. It looks at legislation, court judgments, argument, judicial reasoning and rights. It also explores the relationship between society’s values and the laws which it supports and how policy and rights influence development of law.

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24 hrs
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The Scottish Parliament and law making

This free course, The Scottish Parliament and law making, explores the law making powers of the Scottish Parliament and examines its place in the UK’s constitution. It considers how, and why, laws are made by both the Scottish and UK Parliaments before exploring devolved matters, reserved matters, legislative competence, secondary legislation, ...

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24 hrs
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Starting with law

This free course, Starting with law, explores key legal concepts such as legal capacity and the rights and responsibilities of the individual. You will examine how laws are made, and how they affect us at different points in our lives. It is an ideal course if you are a beginner or returning to study.

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3 hrs
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Introducing key global development challenges

Global development is at a critical turning point. This course introduces ‘challenges’ as a spur to thinking critically and creatively about development’s future on a global scale. You will identify how the four key challenges of conflict, governance, justice, and transformation cut-across all areas of global development. These touch upon all ...

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6 hrs
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Why grow a tree? Barriers and boosters for landowners to adopt agroforestry

Planting trees can align environmental and development goals and integrate sustainable practices into rural livelihoods. However, there are many challenges in adopting agroforestry practices.

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