POLS202

International Relations and Humanitarian Ideals

15 points

Not offered 2022, offered in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences

Description

This course examines the intersection of international relations and humanitarian ideals. It examines debates over the meaning of sovereignty, the role of identity and ethnicity in war, and the impact of human rights in international and global politics. These issues are illustrated via case studies of humanitarian intervention and the war on terror.

Pre-requisites

Any 15 points at 100 level from POLS, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA, or
LAWS, GEOG, or
the Schedule V of the BCom.