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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

HIST 386 - History of Human Rights


Historical emergence and evolution of “human rights” as idea, aspiration, and socio-political practice. Focus on debates about origins of human rights; whether it expresses Western or universal values; development of human rights advocacy; and roles played by states, non-governmental organizations, individuals, and the media in globalization of human rights over the past two centuries.

Credits: 3