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POL 247 International Law and Human Rights

Course Description: This course is intended for advanced students eager to explore the topic of international law and human rights. We will use novels/theoretical pieces to explore the political philosophy underlining international law, particularly in the context of human rights. How did this context develop? What power relationships & disciplining methods are involved? We will examine torture, gender violence, international criminal law, sovereignty and refugees. Students will explore case studies and independent research projects.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

POL 114 Minimum Grade of D or POL 303A Minimum Grade of D or POL 303C Minimum Grade of D