Units of Study

HRTD6903 - Dynamics of Human Rights Violations

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elisabeth Maria Valiente-Riedl

Description

Using a case study approach, this unit helps students to analyse the causes and sustaining dynamics of human rights violations along a number of dimensions; cultural, economic, organisational, social and political. Students will then acquire analytic and practical capacities and skills to assess the merits and feasibility of different types of interventions and design intervention strategies. It considers the impact of different types of interventions and the processes available for assessing the human rights impact of other laws, policies or developments.

Assessments

1x2000wd equivalent mid-semester paper (30%), 1x500wd equivalent tutorial presentation and briefing paper (10%), 1x2500wd equivalent final paper (50%), and class participation, including during simulations and role-plays (10%).

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week and 1x1-hr tutorial/week. Classes will run for 10 weeks, plus a full one-day workshop.

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HRTD6903 - Dynamics of Human Rights Violations

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elisabeth Maria Valiente-Riedl

Description

Using a case study approach, this unit helps students to analyse the causes and sustaining dynamics of human rights violations along a number of dimensions; cultural, economic, organisational, social and political. Students will then acquire analytic and practical capacities and skills to assess the merits and feasibility of different types of interventions and design intervention strategies. It considers the impact of different types of interventions and the processes available for assessing the human rights impact of other laws, policies or developments.

Assessments

1x2000wd equivalent mid-semester paper (30%), 1x500wd equivalent tutorial presentation and briefing paper (10%), 1x2500wd equivalent final paper (50%), and class participation, including during simulations and role-plays (10%).

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week and 1x1-hr tutorial/week. Classes will run for 10 weeks, plus a full one-day workshop.

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