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Social Work (SOWK)

School of Social Work
Faculty of Public Affairs

SOWK 3207 [0.5 credit]

Human Rights Practice in Civil Society

Examines the advocacy role and capacity of organizations in civil society to increase popular participation in promoting and protecting human rights; includes transnational and national non-governmental organizations, grassroots movements, community organizations, and virtual or Internet-based organizations.
Prerequisites: PAPM 1000 or SOWK 1000 or SOWK 3000 (which may be taken concurrently); or ISSC 1001 or permission of the School of Social Work.
Lecture three hours a week.

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