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SISU-270 Introduction to Human Rights Course Level: Undergraduate

Introduction to Human Rights (3) This course provides a broad overview of international human rights, beginning with an exploration of the philosophical and political foundations and then turning to the main principles of international human rights law and policy. The course also provides a solid grounding in the main United Nations and regional systems for human rights protection and promotion. In addition, students are introduced to the methodology of human rights fact-finding, including interview techniques and planning investigations Throughout the course, students are encouraged to think as both advocates and critics, and to explore whether and how they could make a productive contribution to this dynamic field. Usually Offered: fall and spring. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-105.

SISU-270-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-002
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-003
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-001
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-002
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-003
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-004
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-005
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-006
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate

SISU-270 Justice, Ethics & Human Rights Course Level: Undergraduate

Justice, Ethics, and Human Rights in International Affairs (3) This course introduces students to questions surrounding the role of justice, ethics, and human rights in international affairs. The course first presents key theoretical controversies involved in efforts to incorporate morality into international and domestic politics and explores alternative philosophical foundations to such efforts. Students then learn about existing international legal and human rights regimes espousing such moral commitments, as well as strategies used by non-governmental organizations and social movements to increase the presence of justice, ethics, rights, and emancipation in international affairs. Throughout the course, students are exposed to some of the field's most critical debates, and to a variety of Western and non-Western perspectives on the meaning and practice of ethics. The course challenges students to think critically and question their assumptions; it also asks them to grapple with the numerous challenges associated with the task of strengthening morally-informed policies and practices internationally. Usually Offered: fall and spring. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-105.

SISU-270-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-002
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-003
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-001
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-002
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-003
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-004
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-005
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate
SISU-270-006
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Undergraduate