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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2016–2017
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
JKKYOA12 Fighting against Social Injustices and Human Rights Violations 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Hallintotieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
School of Management

Learning outcomes

Students are able to
? understand the nexus between law, politics and development
? identify connections between legal obligations, international relations and global social development
? discuss issues relating law, international relations and global social development

General description

Course contents:

  • The course consists of introductory lectures   and four thematic parts: 1) War and conflict - preventing violence; 2 Abolishing  modern slavery; 3) Environment – harm prevention; 4) Development – ending suffering

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired

Enrolment for Open University Studies

Beginning at 11th of August
Compulsory preceding course: POLPOP01 Introduction to International Relations


Jukka Viljanen, Teacher responsible
Tapio Juntunen, Teacher responsible


12-Sep-2016 – 31-Dec-2016
Lectures 12 hours
Mon 12-Sep-2016 at 15-18, Main building D11, Introductory session
Mon 26-Sep-2016 at 15-17, Pinni B 1096, Visiting lecture
Mon 3-Oct-2016 at 15-17, Main building A1, Visiting lecture
Mon 17-Oct-2016 at 15-17, Pinni B 1096, Lecture by Global Health
Mon 31-Oct-2016 at 15-17, Main Building lecture hall A1, Film and visiting commentator
Fri 18-Nov-2016 at 14-18, Main building D11, Final session
Independent work 120 hours Web-based
Mon 12-Sep-2016, Weeks 38-46


Numeric 1-5.

Evaluation criteria

Course learning methods:  

  • Course is a blended course consisting of lectures, e-learning/web-based, online group work/discussion, essay and blog  writing

Further information

Global Health and Development (GHD)-ohjelman järjestämä kurssi, jonka toteuttavat julkisoikeus ja politiikan tutkimus.