PL 337 - Human Rights: Theory and Practice (PO 337)
(3 cr.) This course provides a rigorous and critical introduction to the foundation, structure and operation of the international human rights movement. It begins with leading conceptual and theoretical discussions, moving on to the institutions and functioning of the international human rights mechanisms, including nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations. It covers cutting-edge human rights issues--gender and race discrimination, religion and state, national security and terrorism--placing them in the context of current political conflict and human rights discourse. Prerequisite: PL 101, PO 131 or QU 201; Every Other Year, Fall

Fall 2016