POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Fall 2022, Section 003 - International Law and Human Rights
Instruction Mode: Section 003 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
One course in Political Science.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Description

This course focuses on international human rights law, examining debates about its utopian ideals and exploring how it functions in practice. We will investigate the pivotal role of the United States in shaping a regime of international human rights law in the wake of World War II, as legal actors across the globe attempted to come to grips with the atrocities of fascism and totalitarianism. Topics include the Geneva Conventions; the “war on terror” and the Bush and Trump Administration’s condemnation of liberal internationalism; and contemporary controversies over the application of this body of international law to American and global cases.

Schedule

POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Schedule Listing
002 (REC)
 In Person
30666
Closed
0
 
2
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
003 (REC)
 In Person
36522
Closed
0
 
2
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
004 (REC)
 In Person
26999
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0
 
4
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
005 (REC)
 In Person
23217
Open
42
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
006 (LEC)
 In Person
27000
Open
28
 
2
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
29856
Closed
0
 
3
Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
30667
Closed
0
 
-
Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
33776
Open
4
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
010 (DIS)
 In Person
33775
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
011 (DIS)
 In Person
28413
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
012 (DIS)
 In Person
33922
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0
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
017 (LEC)
 In Person
28414
Open
22
 
1
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
018 (DIS)
 In Person
28417
Open
1
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
019 (DIS)
 In Person
28418
Open
2
 
1
Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
020 (DIS)
 In Person
28415
Open
6
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
030 (LEC)
 In Person
34350
Open
19
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
031 (DIS)
 In Person
34351
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
032 (DIS)
 In Person
34352
Open
15
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
040 (REC)
 In Person
37347
Open
25
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM

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