Human Rights in a Global Perspective
15 credits cr.
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The course Human Rights in a Global Perspective covers important concepts, norms and norm compliance structures in the field of human rights
The course Advanced Course in Public International Law is given within the framework of the Master of Laws Programme in International Law at the Department of Law, Stockholm University.
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Several basic concepts are presented in the course, such as substantive rights or the various existing mechanisms for the protection human rights. Human rights are also be discussed from philosophical, historical, critical and practical perspectives. The course pays particular attention to the problem of establishing existing sources of law regarding human rights.
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Syllabus - Human Rights in a Global Perspective
Instruction is given primarily in the form of lectures. Problem-oriented seminars are also held. The course is divided into six parts.
The course is examined on the basis of the writing of case study, the written case study and oral presentation of a real or fictitious legal problem, the writing of a essay and through a final written examination.
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International LL.M. Studies