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Fall 2014 Human Rights BC3852 section 001

Call Number 09334
Day & Time
W 6:10pm-8:00pm
To be announced
Points 4
Approvals Required None
Instructor Susan Bissell
Course Description Prerequisites: Enrollment in the course is open to 18 undergraduates who have completed at least one core course in human rights and /or international law. Preference to seniors and then juniors. This research seminar will identify, and examine the work of the main public and private institutions that address the rights of children within the international human rights regime through the lens of present currents of theory and practice that define and challenge the contemporary consensus and practice in the field of children’s rights.  Using case studies illustrating children at risk in the context of problems associated with public health, displacement, group identity, poverty, war, humanitarian emergency etc., students will be prepared to complete a paper of original research that draws on diverse sources and addresses one or more of the above questions. 
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Department Human Rights (HRTB)
Enrollment 14 students as of 11:32PM Monday, July 21, 2014
Subject Human Rights
Number BC3852
Section 001
Division Barnard College
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science
Campus Barnard College
Section key 20143HRTS3852X001

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