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GLBL 296 CB - Global St Foundation Seminar - Human Rights

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Examination of current controversies and larger ethical issues in today's global society. Topics could include: immigration, global environmental debates, and population issues. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 3 hours if topics vary.

Special Instructions:

This introductory-level course investigates the theory and practice of human rights. We will examine key debates in the human rights scholarship, the diffusion of human rights ideas and norms, advocacy strategies for human rights protection and promotion, and the impact of the United Nations and international human rights organizations. Through readings and discussions, students will be encouraged to examine human rights policies and practices analytically, identify assumptions and gaps in the literature, and propose new ways to effectively improve states- human rights practices.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 1

Term(s): Fall


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