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Human Rights in Theory and Practice 7,5 credits

The course presents Human Rights from an interdisciplinary, global and local perspective. Human Rights are approached from an historical, philosophical, political, sociological and geographical perspective to highlight how Human Rights has developed and how Human Rights are discussed and practiced on the international and national arena.

Course Contents

  • The concept human rights in a historic & philosophical perspective and in current international contexts
  • The international legal system
  • Culture, universality and relativity of Human rights
  • Human rights and perspectives on development & democracy
  • Human rights & gender violence
  • Human rights in practice: A right-based appproach in international cooperation

Prerequisites

General entrance requirements. Exemption is given from requirement in Swedish language.

Level of Education: Undergraduate G1N
Course code/Ladok code: LMRG17
The course is conducted at: School of Education and Communication

Previous and ongoing course occasions

This course is cancelled for study period Feb 27-Mar 27.

Type of course
Single subject
Study type
Campus
Semester
Spring 2017: Feb 27 - Apr 02
Rate of Study
100%
Language
English
Location
Jönköping
Time
Day
Number of places
10
Course coordinator
Carina Hjelmstam Winberg
Examiner
Jennie Ahlgren
Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students
11250kr
Application code
HJ-22634

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