Syllabi That Use Human Rights Dialogue

COURSE: Realism Reconsidered: Ethics and International Politics (PDF: 21 Kb, 6 pages)
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION: Bard College, New York, NY
LECTURER: Joel Rosenthal
PURPOSE: This course examines the role that ethical considerations play in the conduct of international affairs.
USE OF DIALOGUE: The "Environmental Rights" (Series 2, No. 11) issue of Dialogue is used in the course's section on environmental politics and human rights.


COURSE: Introduction to Human Rights (PDF: 32 Kb, 7 pages)
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION: Columbia University, New York, NY
LECTURER: Professors Andrew J. Nathan and Danielle Celermajer
PURPOSE: This course explores the many intellectual and political controversies involved in human rights theory and practice.
USE OF DIALOGUE: Assigns "Human Rights for All? The Problem of the Human Rights Box" (Series 2, No. 1) to help students explore NGOs and their work; assigns "Who Can Protect Workers' Rights: The Workplace Codes of Conduct Debates" (Series 2, No. 4) as an introduction to human rights and economic and environmental justice.


COURSE: The Politics of International Human Rights
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION: Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
LECTURER: Professor Henry F. Carey
PURPOSE: This is an introductory survey course on international human rights law, institutions, and politics.
USE OF DIALOGUE: This syllabus uses Dialogue for case studies and evaluations of the relationship between human rights, foreign policy, and political philosophy, using "Human Rights for All? The Problem of the Human Rights Box" (Series 2, No. 1), "Silence Breaking: The Women's Dimension of the Human Rights Box" (Series 2, No. 3 ), " Who Can Protect Workers' Rights? The Workplace Codes of Conduct Debate" (Series 2, No. 4), and others.


COURSE: Human Rights
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION: Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
LECTURER: Professor David Hollenbach, S.J.
PURPOSE: This syllabus is valuable for preparing an overview course on the human rights discourse.
USE OF DIALOGUE: The syllabus uses Martha Nussbaum and Susan Bazilli’s debate on female genital cutting in Dialogue to highlight the issues regarding the human rights of women in the context of cultural difference. It assigns "Silence Breaking: The Women's Dimension of the Human Rights Box" (Series 2, No. 3).


COURSE: Research Colloquium on Human Rights and International Business in a Global Economy
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION: Columbia University, New York, NY
LECTURERS: Professor J. Paul Martin and Professor Marcela Manubens
PURPOSE: This syllabus outlines a course on implementing ethical business practices into multinational business activities.
USE OF DIALOGUE: The syllabus highlights Dialogue’s workplace codes of conduct issue to explore the implementation of international human rights standards in the business world. It assigns "Who Can Protect Workers' Rights? The Workplace Codes of Conduct Debate" (Series 2, No. 4).


COURSE: Seminar on International Law
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION: Nanhua University, Taiwan, Republic of China
LECTURER: Professor Suns
PURPOSE: This syllabus examines the tools of public international law in the post-Cold War world. Dialogue is used to study enforcement regimes.
USE OF DIALOGUE: This course uses "Who Can Protect Workers' Rights? The Workplace Codes of Conduct Debate" (Series 2, No. 4).

Updated: 7/30/2013
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