Minor in Law, Justice and Society - Human Rights: Philosophical Issues POLI 4403   Human Rights: Philosophical Issues
CREDIT HOURS: 3
An examination of the historical and conceptual development of human rights, this course looks specifically at normative and political issues involved in the emergence of human rights from the 13th century to present. It covers the shift from natural law to natural right, the emergence of states, rights to sovereign governance, and the development of specific classes of rights (including freedom of conscience, property rights, women's rights, cultural rights, animal rights, and socioeconomic rights).
FORMAT: Seminar
PREREQUISITES: POLI 2410.03 or POLI 2420.03 or POLI 3505.03, or permission of the instructor.
CROSS-LISTING: PHIL 3470.03, POLI 5403.03
EXCLUSIONS: POLI 3403.03