21A.225J / SP.621J / WGS.621J Violence, Human Rights, and Justice

As taught in: Fall 2004

A woman in front of a crowd of kids is point to something while sitting down with her wrapped broken wrist.

IDP with a broken wrist at Ardamata Camp Sudan. (Image courtesy of USAID.)




Prof. Erica James

Course Features

Course Description

This course examines the contemporary problem of political violence and the way that human rights have been conceived as a means to protect and promote freedom, peace and justice for citizens against the abuses of the state.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.