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AIR726 - Human Rights in the International System

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Constantinos Laoutides

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: AIP726, AIR426
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

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

Essay, 40%, 2500 words

Quizzes, 30%

Test, 30% 2000 words

Unit Fee Information

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