Human Rights in World Affairs (IR 489)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
International Relations(IR)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Oya Yeğen zoyayegen@sabanciuniv.edu,
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Undergraduate
SPS102 SPS101
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CONTENT

This course introduces students to the foundations of human rights theory and practice. The course analyzes what constitutes as human rights (political, economic, social, and cultural rights) and examines contemporary issues around the globe. The course will also offer a critical analysis of international human rights norms and its enforcement by focusing on major international institutions and the documents that govern the human rights regime as well as the role of states, individuals, NGOs and the media.