21A.225J / SP.621J / WGS.621J Violence, Human Rights, and Justice

As taught in: Fall 2004

A woman in front of a crowd of kids is point to something while sitting down with her wrapped broken wrist.

IDP with a broken wrist at Ardamata Camp Sudan. (Image courtesy of USAID.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Erica James

Course Features

Course Description

This course examines the contemporary problem of political violence and the way that human rights have been conceived as a means to protect and promote freedom, peace and justice for citizens against the abuses of the state.