Prof. Balakrishnan Rajagopal
11.164 / 11.497 / 17.391
Undergraduate / Graduate
This course provides a rigorous and critical introduction to the foundation, structure and operation of the international human rights movement. It includes leading theoretical and institutional issues and the functioning of the international human rights mechanisms including non-governmental and inter-governmental ones. It covers cutting-edge human rights issues including gender and race discrimination, religion and state, national security and terrorism, globalization and human rights, and technology and human rights.
Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. 11.164 Human Rights in Theory and Practice, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-164-human-rights-in-theory-and-practice-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA