May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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SOSC 6301 - Terrorism, Torture, and International Law


Credits: 3

Analyzes the crimes of terror and torture from the perspective of international law, government, literature, culture, and philosophy. Examines the origins and development of terror and torture in literature; the legal status of rights under U.S. domestic law and international law; and the tensions between universal and culturally specific definitions of rights, state sovereignty, and humanitarian intervention. Looks at regulating terrorism and torture in international law in the future. May be applied to the following curricular field concentrations: humanities; global studies (non-Western); gender studies; human rights and social justice; American studies.



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