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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


SOC 306 - The Sociology of Human Rights

This course uses a sociological framework to examine how human rights are socially determined, theorized, conceptualized, designed, interpreted, adjudicated, implemented, enforced, violated, and contested. It does so by looking at specific human rights regimes, categories, and violations in both national and global terms. Part of the Human Rights Issue. Offered alternating fall and winter semesters each year. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Credits: 3



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