INTS 362: Social Justice and Human Rights

INTS 362-001: Social Justice and Human Rights
(Spring 2015)

01:30 PM to 04:10 PM R

Innovation Hall 208

Section Information for Spring 2015

Considering a large number of NGOs on human rights in the greater DC area, this course would be helpful to you in many ways. This is a core course for international studies (given its international focus), legal studies, and social justice and human rights concentrations.

Discussion of readings, cases, films etc.
Field trip
Other class activities

Sample Topics:
Theory of Human Rights
UN human rights system
Minority rights/indigenous rights
Women’s rights
The rights of persons with disabilities
Children’s rights
Environment rights
Labor rights


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Considers the philosophical foundations of social justice and human rights. Explores the interpretive difficulties related to identifying what constitutes human rights abuses, and evaluates regional perspectives on human rights. Analyzes institutions that strive to promote and enforce social justice and human rights standards including the United Nations system, regional human rights bodies, and domestic courts. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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