GOVT 2897

GOVT 2897

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course examines the impact of war on human rights and the impact of human-rights law and activism on war.  It addresses such topics as genocide and "ethnic cleansing," the role of international law, the Just War tradition, transnational peace activism, humanitarian interventions, environmental, economic, and resource-related sources of conflict, nonviolent movements for social change, terrorism and counterterrorism.  The readings freature approaches from a range of disciplines, including political science, history, ethics, law, anthropology, political ecology, and gender studies. Course work consists mainly of reading, lectures, discussion (in lectures and in sections), and regular writing assignments.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (SBA-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16751GOVT 2897  LEC 001

  • 17345GOVT 2897  DIS 202

  • 17346GOVT 2897  DIS 203

  • 17347GOVT 2897  DIS 204

  • 17348GOVT 2897  DIS 205

  • 17349GOVT 2897  DIS 206