Units of Study

ECOP6130 - Human Rights & International Development

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Tim Anderson

Description

This unit links debates over social rights and democratic legitimacy to structural economic arguments. It introduces the competing arguments over social rights and the struggles that have created them, and promotes the use of evidence in these conceptual arguments. The approach of economic liberalism to rights is examined. Important global issues involving rights and economic argument - such as self-determination, land rights, food security, fair trade and economic governance - are examined.

Assessments

1x1000wd essay (20%), 1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1.5hr exam (30%), participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prohibitions

SCLG6912

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney