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ANTH 3025 [0.5 credit] Anthropology and Human Rights

Examines the concepts of “cultural relativism” and “universalism.” What are human rights? Who has them? How do notions of “human rights” evolve? What about other, non-Western concepts of “individual,” “collectivity,” “rights” and “responsibilities”? What about human rights violations and abuses?.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing or permission of the instructor.
Lecture three hours a week.