GGR426H5 • The Geographies of Human Rights

Description

This course examines the promises, problems and paradoxes of human rights. We will study the local, national and global aspects of human rights enforcement and violation. By examining specific case studies, we shall examine how so-called 'universal' human rights are articulated and practiced differently in different places. Throughout this course, we shall explore human rights as means of empowerment as well as oppression.

Prerequisites
14.0 credits
Distribution Requirement
Social Science
Total Instructional Hours
24L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Geography