The MA in Justice Studies offers a grounding in theoretical issues and methodological approaches to various aspects of justice including legal, criminal, restorative, and social justice. This is an interdisciplinary degree that draws on a range of university resources to individualize students’ programs and to explore justice from a range of perspectives.
Research opportunities are available in the following areas:
- Social contexts of crime;
- Critical analysis of judicial processes, correctional and restorative justice programs, and victims’ services;
- Social justice issues related to economic equality, gender equality, ethno-cultural identity, and various aspects of inequality and injustice;
- Global justice, human rights, social development, international development, alternative models of globalization, and the role of local, national and global social movements.