Sociology of Human Rights

Time: MW 10:30-11:45

Location: DMH 227


This course analyzes meanings and practices of human rights violation by exploring the social consequences of issues such as social inequalities (class, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and sexuality), war crimes (genocide, torture, weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, and rape), social displacement, immigration and migrant rights, refugees, environmental destruction, and climate change. It reflects on prevailing and alternative institutions for promoting and safeguarding social justice.


SOC118-Human Right-Syllabus-Fall 2014


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