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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


HRT 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. Cross-listed with PLS 316. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: PLS 103 or PLS 211 or junior standing.

Credits: 3



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