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Human Rights in International Development Work 7,5 credits

The course introduces different theoretical and philosophical perspectives on human rights and emphasizes the link between human rights and development. Furthermore, the course examines and discusses human rights from a gender perspective and how human rights are implemented in international and national contexts. The course also gives students the necessary tools to work with human rights in practice through an applied perspective and focus on human rights- based work in various contexts.

Course Contents

  • Theoretical perspectives on Human Rights
  • Human Rights, culture and religion
  • Actors and implementation
  • Human Rights and development
  • Human Rights and gender
  • Human Rights in practicel, a rights-based approach

Prerequisites

General entry requirements or the equivalent. English proficiency is required. Exemption is granted from the requirement in Swedish.

Level of Education: Undergraduate G1N
Course code/Ladok code: LHRG18
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Previous and ongoing course occasions

Type of course
Program
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2018: Feb 26 - Apr 01
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Course coordinator
Pelle Amberntsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-L8017
Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2018: Feb 26 - Apr 01
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
5
Course coordinator
Pelle Amberntsson
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Syllabus
HTML  PDF
Application code
HJ-22677

Content updated 2018-03-23

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