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Gad Barzilai
SIS 498
Seattle Campus

Readings in International Studies

Reading and discussion of selected works of major importance in interdisciplinary international studies. Restricted to majors in International Studies.

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The Place of Law in Multiculturalism

This course covers many contemporary global and regional issues of multiculturalism and law, some of which are highly controversial, regarding state, society, and law. My purpose is to offer a multiplicity of theories, facts, and interpretations regarding many aspects of multiculturalism and law. The course will be innovative, on the one hand, and on the other hand, it welcomes class debates, class simulations, and active student participation. It is open to people with or without prior legal knowledge, since the course does not deal with formalities but with conflicts in the field of state, society, civil and human rights. For further information you are invited to write Professor Gad Barzilai, gbarzil@u.washington.edu

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Class assignments and grading

Class Participation 15 %, First Class Assignment 15%, Second Class Assignment 30%, Final Exam 40%.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by M Jane Meyerding
Date: 02/02/2007