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21A.225J / SP.621J Violence, Human Rights, and Justice, Fall 2004

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

Highlights of this Course

This course features extensive lecture notes.

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.
 

Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Erica James

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate

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