Critical and Emerging Regional Issues (HRTD6908)


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.

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


2x2500wd papers (100%)

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904



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