Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

HR402
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Human Rights
0.5 Credit

This course explores interactions between international human rights and non-Western cultures. Among topics that may be considered are: how culture, religion, gender, and human rights intersect; how Western and non-Western conceptions of human rights interact; and how to address local practices that conflict with international human rights (e.g., female genital mutilation, child slavery, and servile marital arrangements).

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
CT260/HR260 and Year 3 or Year 4 Honours Human Rights & Human Diversity or permission of the instructor.