Global human rights and the idea of 'one humanity' became politically possible with the end of the Cold War. This unit explores the production of the human rights system as the top down process of legalisation, institutionalisation and intervention and the bottom up process victim claim-making, collective mobilisation and transnational advocacy.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x 1500 Minor Essay (30%), 1x 3000 Major Essay (60%), 1x Participation (10%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in Socio-Legal Studies or 12 credit points at 2000 level in CriminologyProhibitions