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2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

GLOB 3600 - Human Rights in a Globalized World

Goals: This course surveys normative questions within human rights discourses, with a stress on international and transnational efforts to promote equity and human rights standards.

Content: Topics include the contributions of international and non-governmental organizations as well as transnational actors to global discourses on human and women’s rights, social justice and global equity. A particular emphasis is placed on understanding the North-South Debate, the process and policies of development and their uneven impact on the human rights of different populations and segments of society. Special consideration is given to the controversy between the universal and particular applications of human rights.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor.

Notes: This course fulfills an upper-elective requirement for GLOB and SOCJ students.

Credits: 4