GGR426H5 The Geographies of Human Rights

GGR426H5 Course Desciption

GGR426H5
Geographies of Human Rights

Course 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.

Credits: Social Science

Exclusion: None

Lecture hours: 24

Prerequisite: Completion of third-year requirements for any Specialist or Major program in ENV or GGR or PI

Recommended preparation: GGR202H5, GGR208H5, GGR313H5

NOTE: This course is typically offered on a 3-year cycle. Please contact the academic advisor for more information