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PSC 430LEC - Human Rights
Lecture
Human Rights NEW Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   22260   Enrollment Capacity:   49
Section:   NEW   Enrollment Total:   49
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   0
Dates:   02/01/2021 - 05/07/2021   Status:   CLOSED
Days, Time:   TBA , TBA
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
  Course Description
What are human rights? Do human rights have a direct impact on the policies governments pursue, or on the attitudes people hold toward others? How can human rights be enforced? How have nongovernmental organizations developed, and how effective are they in spotlighting abuses? This course explores these questions among others by focusing on the ways in which human rights have been articulated, particularly in the last 60 years. This course also looks at abuses of specific rights and the remedies that could be sought for them. Special attention will be given to nongovernmental organizations that have been instrumental in promoting and monitoring human rights around the globe. This course is the same as SSC 430, so course repeat rules will apply.
  Instructor(s)
             Newton look up    
  On-line Resources
Other Courses Taught By: Newton