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POLKVA44 Human Rights and International Society 5 op
Organised by
Degree Programme in Politics
International Relations
Preceding studies
Compulsory:
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the study unit, students are able to identify different interpretations and meanings human rights have in international relations. Students are able to analyse and evaluate the meaning of the human rights questions and problems both locally and globally. Students will be able to analyse peace and security issues from the perspective of human rights and see its consequences.

Contents

Human rights, human rights practices, violations of human rights, responsibility to protect, truth commissions.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Goodhart (ed.), Human Rights. Politics & Practice. Oxford University Press 2012. 2nd ed. (3 ECTS)

and one of the following:

ManaWeiss, Responsibility to Protect: Cultural Perspectives of the Global South. Routledge 2011. (2 ECTS)

Sikkink, The Justice Cascade. How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics? W.W. Norton & Company Ltd. NY. 2011. (2 ECTS)

WiebelhausBrahm, Truth Commissions and Transitional Societies: The Impact on Human Rights and Democracy. Routledge 2009. (e-book) (2 ECTS)

Belongs to following study modules

Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Human Rights, Politics and Law (Yhteiset opinnot/JKK)
Johtamiskorkeakoulu
Yhteiskuntatieteiden tiedekunta
Johtamiskorkeakoulu