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Fall 2016
Apr 19, 2021
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POLS 1500 - The International Law and Politics of Human Rights
Introduces students to the law and politics of international human rights; examines the construction of an international human rights regime and its influence on international politics. Will survey the actors and organizations involved in the promotion of human rights around the globe, as well as the obstacles. Will review competing conceptions of human rights, whether human rights are universal, problems of enforcement, and the role of human rights in foreign policy. Major topics include civil and political rights; economic, social and cultural rights; genocide, torture, women's rights, humanitarian intervention, and the international criminal court. POLS 0400 strongly encouraged as a prerequisite.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion Section/Conference, Primary Meeting

Political Science Department


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