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Title: HUMAN RIGHTS, ENVIRONMENT, DEVELOPMENT
Description: The aim of this course is to ground students in anthropological approaches to human rights and sustainable development. It will address issues that are of significance in the area of international human rights, paying specific attention to issues such as (1) universalism vs cultural relativism, (2) Western and non-Western perspectives on human rights, (3) individual rights and collective (group) rights, (4) the debates over civil and political rights and social, economic, and cultural rights; (5) intellectual property rights (IPR) and indigenous knowledge systems, (6) planetary (environmental) rights, (7) indigenous peoples' rights and minority group rights, (8) women's rights, (9) children's rights, and (10) environmental justice. Particular attention will be paid to the rights to food, water, environmental protection, and to development.
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Name: Robert Hitchcock
Email: hitchc16@msu.edu
Online Course: No
Affiliation: Michigan State University
Field: Applied
Material Type: Syllabus
Course Level: Advanced
Student Type: Undergraduate
Class Size: Up to 20
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