Legal Studies for Queensland Volume 2 - Sixth Edition

Legal Studies for Queensland Volume 2 - Sixth Edition


This full colour Sixth Edition of Legal Studies for Queensland Volume 2 is the second book in a fully revised and substantially up-dated two book series, with solutions and resource manuals, written specifically for teachers and students of the dynamic subject of Queensland Senior Legal Studies. VOLUME 2 TOPICS: Employment and the Law, Environment and the Law, Family and the Law, Housing and the Law, Indigenous Australians and the Law, International Law, Sport and the Law, Technology and the Law. DISTINCTIVE FEATURES: This Sixth Edition of the Legal Studies for Queensland complete teaching package continues to be the popular and compelling choice for legal educators who know the value of: Inquiry Focus - A new extended activity used throughout the book to assist students in developing the inquiry based approach recommended by the 2013 Queensland Senior Legal Studies Syllabus, based on the Syllabus' new dimensions of Knowing and understanding the law, Investigating legal issues and Responding to the law. Clear, comprehensive, up-to-date and engaging explanation of the law in Queensland and Australia (2013 Queensland Senior Legal Studies Syllabus), enhanced by new Link icons in the margins which provide an excellent means of integrating different aspects of the law. A wealth of practical activities - Inquiry, Case studies, Practical applications, Hypotheticals, Research, 'What do you think?' evaluation questions, 'You be the Judge', Hot topics and Review (each with a differently coloured background, together with a distinctive icon in the margin of the text, for ease of reference). Questions specifically designed to logically develop students' higher order skills of legal analysis (Dimension 1, Investigating legal issues - Dimension 2) and well-balanced social evaluation (Responding to the law - Dimension 3). An Essential Legal Skills section - explanations and practical demonstrations of the important skills needed to successfully complete the Legal Studies course. Teacher Solutions & Resources Manuals full of suggested responses to questions in the texts, supplementary stimulus materials and focus activities, and assessment instruments. New Areas of the Law: This Sixth Edition substantially updates the law in many areas of great significance. The Employment and Law section covers in detail the Fair Work act and the changes to the Law which it has brought about, such as Enterprise Agreements and Temporary Work Visas. Environment and the Law now includes a section on the important issue of Coal Seam Gas. Family and the Law has been updated to include a section on the Italian children's case and the Hague Convention. Housing and the Law has been updated to include the Neighbourhood Disputes Resolution Act 2010 (Qld). For the first time there is a section on Indigenous Australians and the Law. International Law, Sport and the Law and Technology and the Law have all been updated to include current legal issues of significance. WHO SHOULD READ THIS BOOK? The legal accuracy and completeness of this new textbook will give Legal Studies Skills teachers peace of mind, while Legal Studies Skills students have many excellent opportunities to immerse themselves in the wide variety of experientially-based activities. The books are also widely used as a textbook and reference by teachers and students in introductory legal courses in TAFE colleges and universities. General readers seeking a topical, up-to-date and engaging discussion of the law in action. 478 pages.

Title: Legal Studies for Queensland Volume 2 - Sixth Edition

Author Name: Roger Woodgate and Ann Black and Jeff Biggs and David Owens

Categories: Legal Studies and Law, Legal Studies, Legal Studies,

Edition: 6th Edition

Publisher: Australia, Legal Eagle Publications: 2013

ISBN Number: 0987171119

ISBN Number 13: 9780987171115

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 29.5 x 21.0 x 2.3 cm

Kg: 2.00

Seller ID: 003696

Keywords: Legal Studies for Queensland, Volume 2, Sixth Edition, 9780987171115, Roger Woodgate, Ann Black, Jeff Biggs, David Owens, The Really Good Book Shop, Australia