ANT452H1: Anthropology & Human Rights

Hours: 
24S

The concept of human rights in its universal claims rises fundamental questions for anthropology as it challenges a central value of the discipline: cultural relativism. Students are asked to consider epistemological and theoretical questions and case studies (e.g. claims of rights by ethnic collectivities).

Prerequisite: 

ANT204H1 or ANT207H1 or PCJ260Y1 or PCJ360H1, and one 300 level course in Society, Culture and Language

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)