Units of Study

HRTD6903 - Dynamics of Human Rights Violations

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elisabeth Maria Valiente-Riedl


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.


3000wd portfolio (ongoing) (50%) and 500wd short paper (10%) and 2000wd final paper (30%) and tutorial participation (10%)


1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


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