INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

IR519 FOREIGN POLICY AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Course Code: 3140519
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Objective

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Course Content

This course offers a theoretical and empirical study of the tension inherent between international human rights and foreign policy. The theoretical component addresses globalization, sovereignty, intervention-non-intervention, boundaries of morality and the relativity and universality of human rights. The course also addresses the possibility of merging human rights concerns and foreign-policy making and human rights as a factor in the foreign policies of European states, the US and Turkey.

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