Law, Governance and Development is a specialisation that considers the role of law in a development context. It examines international and national legal perspectives on issues of governance and development and includes a focus on current case studies in the Asia Pacific region.
The specialisation will be of particular interest to development practitioners working in all aspects of law, governance and development in the Asia-Pacific as well as those working in a context of international institutions.
Courses look at regions such as the South Pacific, Southeast Asia and East Asia and highly topical issues such as climate change and displacement, law, order and State-building, human rights, humanitarian and refugee law and anti-corruption are covered.
Master of Laws specialising in Law, Governance & Development
Graduate Diploma in Law specialising in Law, Governance & Development
Master of Law, Governance and Development
Graduate Diploma in Law, Governance and Development
Rebecca Monson is a lawyer and geographer with a background in both research and practice. Her work focuses on housing, land and property rights; natural resource management; and disaster and emergency management.
Rebecca's research is transdisciplinary, drawing on critical approaches in law, geography and anthropology. Rebecca is particularly interested in the intersection of state and customary legal systems; postcolonial and feminist legal theories; and participatory research methodologies.