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Global Justice

Global Justice

This is a free online course offered by the Saylor Foundation.

'How might you define, understand, and uphold justice in a global and globalizing world?  That question forms the focal point of this course.  It leads to an examination of whether or not global justice is impossible because of a chaotic and extremely diverse world, or to varying degrees, whether or not justice by its very nature demands a global context and scope of...

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Peter Chua
Peter Chua (Faculty)
2 years ago
This online course provides a standard overview of the politics of human rights. It is a good start for undergraduate students interested in learning about international human rights and its relations to questions of justice. Still, the course would more strengthen if there was a more sustained critique of political liberalism underlying the human rights framework and if alternative enactment of people's justice and collective rights were further considered.