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Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms - HRTD6901

Year - 2018

This unit provides a foundational understanding of the content and philosophical justifications of human rights norms. Philosophical, historical and positivist perspectives will be brought together in this unit to allow students to grasp the content of human rights and the justification for norms that become law and to think about how to develop other justifications in the different cultural and social contexts. Using a case study method it will cover institutional protection mechanisms, including UN treaty and charter bodies.

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

Assessment
1x2000wd essay (40%), 1x1000wd equivalent participation in class exercises (30%), 1x1500wd research report (30%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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