Units of Study

PACS6923 - The Human Right to Food

Semester 2b, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jake Lynch

Description

The human right to adequate food is considered in light of recent developments in economic and social rights to complement civil and political rights: historical foundations; the influence of the World Food Summit 1996; the application of the human right to adequate food in various contexts - specific countries, in relation to refugees, infants etc; analysing concrete situations to identify violations of the human right to adequate food; and formulating proposals for policy and legislation to realise the human right to adequate food in specific contexts.

Assessments

continuous assessment (70%) and 1x2000wd essay (30%)

Classes

3hrs online equivalent/week commencing week 2 for Semester 1,
3hrs online equivalent/week commencing week 6 of Semester 2 (Session 10)

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