Courses 2008 - 2009
LAW E 534 Human Rights Law: Philosophy And Practice
This course offers the opportunity to explore international human rights law from several different philosophical and practical standpoints. Topics, which will be co-taught by a number of professors from the law school and other departments, include history and theories of human rights, human rights universalism versus human rights imperialism, problems of transitional justice, migration and globalization, refugees and asylum, human rights and public health, human rights and the environment, and women's rights in certain Muslim societies. Law B596 (Human Rights and Law) and Law A574 (International Law) are useful background courses, but are not prerequisites.