Units of Study

HRTD6908 - Critical and Emerging Regional Issues

Semester 1, 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 a range of critical issues of concern in the region and areas where there is particular contestation over human rights and democracy. Issues examined may include: development, human rights and the environment, migration, trafficking, gender and human rights and the rights of indigenous peoples. Themes may include cultural difference and the challenges of promoting human rights in societies where the rule of law, freedom of the press and civil society may not be strongly developed.


Assessments

2x2500wd papers (100%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904

Corequisites

HRTD6907

Additional Information

This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.

A timetable is not available for this session.
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HRTD6908 - Critical and Emerging Regional Issues

Semester 1, 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 a range of critical issues of concern in the region and areas where there is particular contestation over human rights and democracy. Issues examined may include: development, human rights and the environment, migration, trafficking, gender and human rights and the rights of indigenous peoples. Themes may include cultural difference and the challenges of promoting human rights in societies where the rule of law, freedom of the press and civil society may not be strongly developed.


Assessments

2x2500wd papers (100%)

Classes

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

Prerequisites

HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904

Corequisites

HRTD6907

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