Gender and Human Rights in Cross Cultural Perspective

3 credits


Women's and Gender Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as SOCIOL 4550 and PEA_ST 4550; cross-leveled with WGST 7550, SOCIOL 7550, PEA_ST 7550). This course focuses on the global discourse on human rights and gender, emphasizing cross-cultural theories. Course includes the meaning of rights, Western and nonwestern perspectives, feminist contributions, important substantive debates, violations, policymaking and activism.