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AIR726 - Human Rights in the International System

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:C Laoutides
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: AIP726, AIR426
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit investigates the emerging human rights agendas in world politics. It identifies the ethical foundations of human rights claims and their political interplay with the states system, non-state actors and international law. It examines key issues in respect to political and civil rights, economic and social rights, and the concept of ‘global citizenship' in relation to various case studies.

Assessment

Research Essay 40% 2,500 words

Take Home exam 30% 2,000 words

On-line tests 30%

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