Week 2

Week 2: What are Human Rights, Genocide, War and Peace? 

Lectures:

  1. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (universalism vs. relativism)
  2. Convention on Genocide
  3. The 8 Stages of Genocide
  4. Just War, Positive/Negative Peace

 

Videos:

1.1 Amnesty International’s “Universal Declaration of Human Rights

1.2 PBS, Women War and Peace:War Redefined

 

Readings:

2.1       David Barash, Approaches to Peace (Chapters 1, 2, and 4)

2.2       Messer, “Pluralist Approaches to Human Rights”

2.3      Browse the ECCC website and read about the current cases

Assessments:

See Class Blog

Due Dates for Week 2:

Blog post should be submitted on Word Press no later than 11:59 pm EST on Friday, July15th.

Blog post comments should be submitted on WordPress no later than 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, July 17th.

Short answers should be submitted on WordPress no later than 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, July 17th.

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