Units of Study

HRTD6907 - Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms 2

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elisabeth Maria Valiente-Riedl
Phone: +61 2 9351 4185
Email: elisabeth.valiente-riedl@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit examines regional protection mechanisms and how they can be used to defend and promote human rights. It explores more traditional approaches designed to protect civil and political rights and new developments seeking to ensure that States fulfil their obligations vis a vis economic and social rights. It considers different models for translating international law into domestic law and policy and for mainstreaming human rights into various areas of judicial decision-making and policy.

Assessments

2x2500wd papers (100%)

Classes

1x1.5-hr lecture/week, 1x1.5-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904

Corequisites

HRTD6908

Additional Information

This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.

A timetable is not available for this session.
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HRTD6907 - Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms 2

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Elisabeth Maria Valiente-Riedl
Phone: +61 2 9351 4185
Email: elisabeth.valiente-riedl@sydney.edu.au

Description

This unit examines regional protection mechanisms and how they can be used to defend and promote human rights. It explores more traditional approaches designed to protect civil and political rights and new developments seeking to ensure that States fulfil their obligations vis a vis economic and social rights. It considers different models for translating international law into domestic law and policy and for mainstreaming human rights into various areas of judicial decision-making and policy.

Assessments

2x2500wd papers (100%)

Classes

1x1.5-hr lecture/week, 1x1.5-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904

Corequisites

HRTD6908

Additional Information

This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.

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