International Human Rights Law, Politics & Advocacy

The course seeks to provide students with an in depth understanding of the international human rights law regime, its operation and its contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights domestically. The course covers the human rights relativism/universalism debate, the evolution of the human rights regime, freedom from torture, inhuman or degrading treatment, economic and social rights, minority rights, business and human rights debate and the critics of human rights law.

This course is for 2nd year MIA and MPP students only.