Jul 18, 2019  
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2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FAIR 334C - International Human Rights


This course examines the idea of human rights, its historical, philosophical and legal origins. It explores the notion of universal rights and examines the relativity debate. It will introduce students to rights that are guaranteed and selective substantive rights will be examined - civil and political rights; economic, social and cultural rights, and other classes of rights. Other considerations include national, regional and international institutions created to supervise implementation of and compliance with those rights. It will also consider the role of non-governmental organizations and activists who seek to enforce human rights. S/U grading.

Prerequisites & Notes: FAIR 203a or instructor permission.
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: S/U



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