Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Human Rights
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Tutorial/Seminar: 3

This course enables students to explore interactions between international human rights and state- and sub-state-level cultures, practices, laws and policies in Canada and around the world. Among topics that may be considered are: how elements of diversity like culture, religion, gender, disability, and human rights intersect; universalism versus cultural relativism; and approaches to address local practices that conflict with international human rights. Assessment will include a presentation and a research essay. 

Additional Course Information
HR100 or HR260/SOJE260; DMJN208 or CC233/HS233/OL233;and registration status: Year 4 or permission of the instructor.
Seminar course