Bruce E. Kochis
Explores the theories and practices of implementing the international human rights regime as government policy. Students engage in issues of normativity in policy formation and the pathways by which certain norms become domestic and global standards.
This course will focus on the underlying philosophical, moral, and ethical arguments for and against development in an era of globalization and neo-colonialism. Particular attention will be paid to non-economic issues of development, including, but not limited to, human rights, gender inequality, health, democracy, education, and social welfare.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
There will be a heavy emphasis on seminar and discussion.
A B.A. degree in any related field.
Class assignments and grading
Short writing on reading assignments and a research project.
Participation, quality of writing, and the research project.