CAAS 358 - Topics in Black World Studies
Section: 002 Contemporary South African and the Promise of its Constitution
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
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South Africa’s interim and final Constitutions embody the principles of the country’s transformation into a constitutional democracy based on non-discrimination from its racist, patriarchal, and deeply divided past. This course will deal with both the constitution-making process and the substance of the new Constitution. It will look at different constitutional rights and the emerging challenges facing South Africa as it tries to make the promises of the Constitution a reality. An area of particular interest includes the Constitution’s extensive commitment to socio-economic rights such as housing, health care, and education. How do South Africans deal with the formidable challenge to ensure that these socio-economic rights are effectively implemented?

CAAS 358 - Topics in Black World Studies
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001 (SEM)
Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Section 001: Meets w/ History 358 and LACS 455.002.
002 (SEM)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
003 (SEM)
W 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Section 003: Meets with WS 342
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