AAS 103 - First Year Social Science Seminar
Section: 003 Transnational Human Rights Formations
Term: FA 2011
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Course Note:
This seminar introduces first-year students to the intellectual community of social scientists working in the field of Afroamerican and African studies. The topic of the seminar varies term to term.
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Other Course Info:
(Cross-Area Courses). May not be included in a concentration plan.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar explores international human rights theory and practice through a consideration of three key concepts:

  • Transnationalism
  • Ethnic Nationalism
  • Human Rights

Each of the concepts will be considered in depth and linked to the emerging field of transnational organizing and the growing interest in non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in shaping local and global practices.

Course Requirements:

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AAS 103 - First Year Social Science Seminar
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
20219
Open
7
9Y1
-
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (SEM)
P
18855
Open
6
2MCSP Y1
8Y1
-
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
30184
Open
3
9Y1
-
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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Coursepack Location:
DOLLARBILL
ISBN: 978-0-521-717
Fictions of Justice: The International Criminal Court and the challenges of legal pluralism in Africa,, Author: Kamari Clarke, Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780307377234
Saviors and survivors : Darfur, politics, and the War on terror, Author: Mahmood Mamdani., Publisher: Pantheon Books 1st ed. 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780226520742
Human rights and gender violence : translating international law into local justice, Author: Sally Engle Merry., Publisher: University of Chicago Press [Nachdr.]. 2006
Required
ISBN: 9780393320435
The gift : the form and reason for exchange in archaic societies, Author: Marcel Mauss ; translated by W.D. Halls ; foreword by Mary Douglas., Publisher: W. W. Norton 1990
Required
ISBN: 9780812220490
Human Rights: A Political and Cultural Crtitique, Author: Makau Mutua, Publisher: University of Pensylvania Press 2002
Required
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