Human Rights & International Development (ECOP6130)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit links debates over social rights and democratic legitimacy to structural economic arguments. It introduces the competing arguments over social rights and the struggles that have created them, and promotes the use of evidence in these conceptual arguments. The approach of economic liberalism to rights is examined. Important global issues involving rights and economic argument - such as self-determination, land rights, food security, fair trade and economic governance - are examined.

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1x2-hr seminar/week

Assessment

1000wd essay (20%) and 2000wd essay (40%) and 1.5hr exam (30%) and seminar participation (10%)

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No

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Prohibitions

SCLG6912

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