Units of Study
SCLG2624 - Human Rights and Social Protest
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Prof Michael Humphrey
Explores the rise of human rights discourse and its relationship to moral and religious discourses on suffering and social justice across cultures. Focuses on victims of human rights abuse, the formation of communities of suffering and social movements around victimhood. Examines 'rights talk' as a global discourse and language of protest against social injustice and claims. Examines global human rights machinery and the ethics of humanitarian intervention. Case studies from Latin America, Africa and the Middle East.
1500wd essay (30%) and 3000wd essay (60%) and tutorial participation (10%)
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 Junior credit points from Sociology or 12 Junior credit points from Socio-Legal Studies
Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.
Lecture for SCLG2624
|Class||Human Rights and Social Protest|
|Session||Semester 1 2014|
|Location||Carslaw Lecture Theatre 373 F07|
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