Human Rights Theory and Philosophy

Human Rights Theory and Philosophy

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Explore what is meant by human rights through learning about the development of the conventional understanding of universal human rights as well as some of the major critiques of the concept.

The course commences through exploring the development of the conventional understanding of universal human rights and then moves to critiquing this concept from cultural relativist, postmodern, postcolonial and feminist perspectives. It also examines understandings of human rights from a range of cultural and religious perspectives as well as other contemporary rights issues.

Length: 12 weeks
Effort: 8-10 hours per week
Price: FREE (Add a verified certificate for $300 USD)
Provider: Curtin University via EdX
Subject: Human Rights
Level: Advanced
Languages: English
Instructors: Dr. Caroline Fleay, Dr. Greg Watson

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