2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
PLS 316 - Human Rights in International Politics
An analysis of human rights as an increasingly influential principle in international relations, and the friction between sovereignty and international standards of behavior. Topics covered within class may include the theoretical origins of human rights, international norms, international law, sovereignty, interventionism, particularly viewed through historical and contemporary human rights cases. Offered fall semester. Crosslisted with HRT 316. Prerequisite: PLS 103 or PLS 211 or junior standing.