Öppen självstudiekurs - Rights and justice in international relations

Öppen självstudiekurs - Rights and justice in international relations (klicka här och gå till kursen)

Öppen självstudiekurs i 8 delmoment.

This course is about rights and rights claims, and the idea of implementing justice in the international sphere based on the concept of rights. It is agreed by most people that ‘rights are a good thing’ and in many respects they are. However, this course deliberately takes a critical view. It seeks to examine closely why rights are a good thing and highlights some of the problems associated with rights. In this way, we hope that the sense in which rights are still, ultimately, ‘a good thing’ can be clarified and sharpened, and the valid reasons for rights thereby strengthened. The belief in rights based on a moral assertion of a common humanity that we all share is not self-justifying, and it needs to be located within the complex political field of international relations.

In Section 2, we look briefly at some aspects of the development of internationally recognised human rights as expressed in the UN Charter and 1948 Declaration. Section 3 and Section 4 consider rights and justice by elucidating the meaning of the terms and some of the debates about how best to conceptualise them. In Section 5 and Section 6, the working definitions previously outlined are used to think about the impact that notions of rights and justice can have on international relations. In the concluding section (Section 7), we consider the future of rights and justice in the international realm.

Ref: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/people-politics-law/politics-policy-people/politics/rights-and-justice-international-relations/content-section-0

 

Fler öppna kurser från andra utbildningsanordnare:

http://www.saylor.org/ Sökord: moral ethics political science human rights

http://academicearth.org/

www.oercommons.org 

https://www.udemy.com/introduction-to-human-rights/ - Introduction to Human Rights

6 kurser om mänskliga rättigheter - Information via Amnesty International

https://iversity.org/en/courses/workers-rights-in-a-global-economy-march-2016?r=2548d - Workers' Rights in a Global Economy

 

http://www.global-labour-university.org/ - se mer där om deras Online Education och MOOC

 

 

 

 

Öppen självstudiekurs - Rights and justice in international relations