Human Rights (HMRT)
This course critically analyzes, from an interdisciplinary perspective, the theory and practice of human rights as a framework for social justice. The course examines historical and current human rights struggles to better understand the potential, politics, challenges and limitations of the international human rights framework.
This seminar course will explore multidisciplinary approaches to qualitative, quantitative, legal, and/or community-based research methods, as applicable to academic human rights research and projects overseen by governmental and non-governmental organizations. particular attention will be paid to the intricacies of ethically, politically and culturally sensitive research.
Critical and constructive study, at an advanced level, of a significant major subject or set of topics in Human Rights Law. Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Faculty of Law, Master of Human Rights. This course is cross-listed with LAW 3018. Students may not hold credit for both LAW 3018 and HMRT 7300.
Equiv To: LAW 3018
Critical and constructive study, at an advanced level, of a significant major subject or set of topics in Human Rights. Students may earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.
An independent reading and/or research course on a selected topic in human rights, undertaken and arranged in consultation with the prospective instructor, upon the approval of the program director, the course content may vary. Students may earn multiple credits for this course only when the topic subtitle is different.