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Human Rights (HUMR)

Human Rights Program Committee
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

HUMR 1001 [1.0 credit]

Introduction to Human Rights

Human rights from an interdisciplinary perspective. Topics may include the foundations and nature of rights, roots of inequality and oppression, aboriginal rights, racism, women and rights, sexual orientation, state and corporate power, economic exploitation, the environment and rights, warfare, torture, and social movements.
Precludes additional credit for FYSM 1104 and ISSC 1001/ANTH 1010/SOCI 1010 (no longer offered).
Lecture and discussion groups three hours a week.

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