HIS 161: Human Rights in Latin America

History of the origins, denial and protection of Human Rights in Latin America.

Faculty

Griselda Jarquin

Units

4

Prerequisites

None

Quarters

Summer Session 2

Description

Lecture—3 hours; term paper. History of the origins, denial and protection of Human Rights in Latin America. Emphasis on dictatorships, political violence, social resistance, democracy, justice, accountability, truth commissions, memory. Offered in alternate years. (Same course as Human Rights 161.) GE credit: ArtHum or SocSci | AH or SS, VL, WC, WE.