Course Catalog

IPSG8650

SemHumnRgtsProtctn:StrtgPractc

In this seminar students will undertake investigations, in some cases under the auspices of local, national, or international organizations, on the impact, for good or ill, of particular policies or programs. The resulting evidence of human rights abuse, or of effective human rights protection, will be employed in efforts to prevent abuse, rather than simply to monitor or report it. Students will therefore engage also in strategic planning for campaigns to move the intervention of activists upstream in the project design or policy-making process. Where feasible, the strategies formulated in class will be put into action – through existing organizations, like Amnesty International (for AIUSA, I will be trying to design an alert action system for policy), or through student-launched campaigns or NGOs.

Subject:
International Policy Studies
Department:
International Policy Studies
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Spring 2014 - MIIS

IPSG8650A-S14 Seminar (Black)