Latin American and Latino StudiesLALS 240 Culture and Politics of Human Rights

Examines cultural, philosophical, and political foundations for human rights and provides students with critical grounding in the major theoretical debates over conceptualizations of human rights in the Americas. Addresses the role of feminist activism and jurisprudence in the expansion of human rights since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Addresses challenges of accommodating gender rights, collective rights, and social and economic rights within international human rights framework.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Instructor

Sylvanna Falcon

Also offered as

FMST 240

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.