Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jun 13, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

PCE 251 - Human Rights (4 Cr.)

(GCR Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies area)
Human rights laws comprise humanity’s best effort to constrain state power leveled at or withheld from citizens. This course examines the fundamental ideas of human rights, their origins in various cultural and political traditions, their failures and ultimate triumphs over colonialism, their articulation as a body of laws and their evolving ability to influence the conduct of states, corporations and other state-like powers. Prerequisite: PCE 110 , one course in political science or history, or sophomore standing. Fall 2019. Dawit.