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PSCI0258

Pols Intl Humanitarian Action

The Politics of International Humanitarian Action
Humanitarian intervention has emerged as a new moral imperative that challenges traditional concepts and practices in international relations. In this course we will consider how a range of actors--international organizations, states, NGOs--understand the concept of humanitarian intervention and engage (or not) in humanitarian actions. We will examine a variety of policy choices, including aid and military intervention, through case studies, including Somalia, Kosovo, and Rwanda. The goal of the course is to enable students to assess critically the benefits and challenges of a humanitarian approach to global politics. 3 hrs. lect./disc. (International Relations and Foreign Policy)/
Subject:
Political Science
Department:
Political Science
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL CMP SOC

Sections

Spring 2015

PSCI0258A-S15 Lecture
PSCI0258Y-S15 Discussion
PSCI0258Z-S15 Discussion

Spring 2013

PSCI0258A-S13 Lecture (Stroup)

Spring 2012

PSCI0258A-S12 Lecture (Stroup)
PSCI0258Y-S12 Discussion (Stroup)
PSCI0258Z-S12 Discussion (Stroup)

Spring 2011

PSCI0258A-S11 Lecture (Stroup)
PSCI0258Y-S11 Discussion (Stroup)
PSCI0258Z-S11 Discussion (Stroup)

Spring 2010

PSCI0258A-S10 Lecture (Stroup)
PSCI0258Y-S10 Discussion (Stroup)
PSCI0258Z-S10 Discussion (Stroup)

Fall 2008

PSCI0258A-F08 Lecture (Stroup)
PSCI0258X-F08 Discussion (Stroup)
PSCI0258Y-F08 Discussion (Stroup)
PSCI0258Z-F08 Discussion (Stroup)