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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
Degree Programme in Administrative Studies
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.