POL412H1: Human Rights and International Relations


Human rights have become dominant in international politics since the end of World War II. The process of creating and implementing human rights is political. We explore historical, philosophical, and empirical explanations of the roots, effects, and implications of human rights today through a variety of topics.


POL201Y1/​(POLB90H3, POLB91H3)/POL208Y1/​POL208Y5/(POLB80H3, POLB81H3)

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