Human Rights (HUMR)

Human Rights (HUMR)

HUMR 501  The International Human Rights Regime  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course imparts an understanding of the foundations and influence of the modern, post-WWII human rights consensus, or “regime.” Beginning with an overview of key turning points in 20th-century history, the course examines how the human rights consensus emerged alongside the solidification of U.S. hegemony. The course introduces the major agreements, actors, and institutions comprising and enforcing this international consensus, considers the historical and current impact of the international consensus on human rights, and evaluates prominent scholarly critiques of the international human rights regime.

Offered: Online

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