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Introduction to Human Rights

This is a collaboratively taught interdisciplinary course on a variety of issues related to Human Rights as discourse and practice. It covers the emergence and institutionalization of human rights discourse in the 20th century, and examines its transformations and extensions into various social, economic, political and cultural realms globally. Topics include critique of Western and normative human rights, policies of indigenous people and women's rights, and cognitive and practical implementations of human rights. ANTH 295L and WGS 295L are the same course.

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