AIR726 - Human Rights in World Politics

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

D305 students must have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%, otherwise Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: AIP726, AIR426
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2-hour seminar per week (recordings provided)

Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

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.

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