INST7316 | HUMAN RIGHTS IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

The transformation of the philosophical and juridical basis of an international culture of rights and the international structures of human rights, notably after World War two. Human rights criteria and types of rights. International documents, treaties and agreements related to human rights. The responsibility of states, pressures and international intervention versus the sovereignty of states. Regional and international bodies, local and regional courts, human rights networks, civil society organizations, public opinion, media. The influence of human rights on international relations and politics. Case studies.

Prerequisite: 
INST6300 | INTRODUCTION TO INERNATIONAL RELATIONS
INST6311 | RESEARCH METHODS