POLS 3243 Human Rights and World Politics
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 76.7.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Study of human rights problems and the international community?s approaches to such problems. Examination of the history of human rights, the functioning of human rights organizations and agencies, the relationship between human rights and political systems, and the patterns of rights violations against different ethnic, racial, religious, gender, and other groups.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] or Political Science *1001 [1.51] or 1002 [1.7].