TOPICS TO BE COVERED
- Lecture: Introduction
- Binder, Libuse. 2009. Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties.
- *YouTube video: Libuse Binder
- Overview of the syllabus
- What are justice, equality, and rights?
- How can “you” do about them?
- Kaldor, ch.5 A Decade of Humanitarian Intervention,
- Owen and Liotta, 2006. “Why Human Security?” Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations Vol VII, No. 1: 37-55.
- *Roland Paris, “Human Security: Paradigm Shift or Hot Air,” International Security, Vol. 26, N. 2, Fall 2001: 87-102.
- *PJ Burgess and Owen, “What is ‘Human Security’? Comments by 21 Authors” Security Dialogue, Vol. 35, No. 3, September 2004: 345-72.
- YouTube Video: New War 2.0: Interview with Kaldor
- Are there universal standards of justice, equality and rights?
- What is human security?
- Group preference due
(* are recommended readings)
- Human Rights
(Issues of Universality and Rights)
- Kaldor, ch.2 or Kaldor 2003 “American Power from Compellance to Cosmopolitanism”
- Gary King and Christpher Murray, “Rethinking Human Security”
- *Donnelly, Jack. 2007. “The Relative Universality of Human Rights” Human Rights Quarterly 29(2)
- *Goodhart, Michael. 2008. “Neither Relative nor Universal: A Response to Donnelly” Human Rights Quarterly 30(1): 183-193
- Who’s security? Measurement of human security
- Universal rights?
- Cultural rights?
- Political rights and socioeconomic rights, which one should be first?
- Thompson, Mark R.. “Pacific Asia after 'Asian Values': Authoritarianism, Democracy, and 'Good Governance'.” Third World Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 6 (2004), pp. 1079-1095.
- Osofsky, Hari M.. “Understanding ‘Hostage-Diplomacy’: The Release of Wei Jingsheng and Wang Dan” Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal 1 (1998).
- * Wachman, Alan. “Does the Diplomacy of Shame Promote Human Rights in China?” Third World Quarterly (2001).
- Human Rights: the East and the West
- Asian values
- Case: Hostage diplomacy
- QUIZ 1
- Just War
(Issues of Stability and Responsibility)
- Kaldor, Chapter 6 From Just War to Just Peace
- Owen, 2011, “R2P: More than a slogan”
- *Weiss, Thomas “The Sunset of Humanitarian Intervention? The R2P in a Unipolar Era,” Security Dialogue, 2004 35: 2: 135-153.
- *Deitelhoff, Nicole, 2009. "The Discursive Process of Legalization: Charting Islands of Persuasion in the ICC Case," International Organization, 63(01): 33-65.
- *ICRC, “International Humanitarian Law in Brief”
- Just war theory and humanitarian intervention
- UN human security institutions
- Group discussant (online)
GROUP PAPER TOPIC DUE
- What is thought paper
- Thought Paper topic out
- Human Rights Watch, “Selling Justice Short,” 2009.
- Scott Strauss, “Darfur and the Genocide Debate” Foreign Affairs, January/February 2005
- *Kenneth Roth, "The Law of War in the War on Terror," Foreign Affairs, January/February 2004.
- Just war theory in test: Africa
- Just war theory in test: China
- Just war theory in test: torture
- Humanitarian Issues
(Issues of Justice and Humanity)
- Kaldor, Chapter 5 or Kaldor 2003, “The idea of global civil society”
- Don Hubert, “The Landmine Treaty: A Case Study in Humanitarian Advocacy,” Watson Jr. Institute for International Studies, Occasional Paper # 42, 2000, Chapter 5.
- *Thomas Weiss, 2006, “Principles, Politics, and Humanitarian Action” Ethics & International Affairs 13(1)
- Global Civil Society and Cosmopolitanism
- Landmine ban movement and transnational advocacy
- Movie: TBA
THOUGHT PAPER DUE
- Lombardi, 2012, “Religion and Human Security: an Understudied Relationship” Religion and HS Ch.1
- * Griffin, 2012, “In Violence and in Peace: The Role of Religion and Human Security in Northern Ireland” Religion and HS Ch.12
- * Métraux, 2012, “The Soka Gakkai and Human Security” Religion and HS Ch.15
- Case: Religions in wars and peace
- Trade and Immigration
(Issues of Development and Equality)
- (Video) Pietra Rivoli. 2009. The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy
- Wu, Guoguang. 2013. “Human security challenges with China: why and how the rise of China makes the world vulnerable?”
- *Tarrow, Sidney G. 2005. The New Transnational Activism, New York: Cambridge University Press. Ch.1-2.
- *Yong Deng and Thomas G. Moore, “China Views Globalization: Toward a New Great-Power Politics?” The Washington Quarterly, 27 (3) (Summer 2004): 117 – 136.
- Globalization: its promises and opposition
- Anti-globalization activism
- MNCs and “race to the bottom”
- Case: China’s view toward globalization
- Peggy Levitt, "’You Know, Abraham Was Really the First Immigrant’: Religion and Transnational Migration” International Migration Review, 37(3), Transnational Migration: International Perspectives (Fall, 2003): 847-873.
- *Cohen, Robin. 1997. Global Diasporas: An Introduction. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press.
- Immigration: a cultural right or economic right?
- Freedom of immigration?
- QUIZ 2
- Sustainable Politics
(Issues of Suitability)
- Tim Hayward, 2007. “Human Rights versus Emissions Rights: Climate Justice and the Equitable Distribution of Ecological Space,” Ethics and International Affairs 21.4.
- *Tarrow, Sidney G.; Donatella Della Porta, 2005b. Transnational Protest and Global Activism (print)
- *Romina Picolotti & Jorge Daniel Taillant eds. Linking Human Rights and the Environment. 2003
*YouTube video: “If the World was a village of 100”
- Principal-agent theory
- Kyoto Protocol
- Environmental rights
- Xie, 2011, “China's Environmental Activism in the Age of Globalization,” Asian Politics & Policy 3(2): 207–224.
- *Abigail R. Jahiel “The Organization of Environmental Protection in China,” The China Quarterly: 757-787.
- Environmental activism in China
- Owen Taylor and Mary Martin, 2010. “The Second Generation of Human Security: Lessons from the UN and EU Experiences?” International Affairs, 85(1).
- *Owen, Taylor, 2008. The Critique that Doesn’t Bite: A Response to David Chandler’s “Human Security: The Dog that didn’t Bark” Security Dialogue, 39(4), April/June 2008.
- *Caprioli, Mary, “Democracy and Human Rights Versus Women’s Security: A Contradiction?” Security Dialogue 2004 35(4): 411-428.
- *Emilie Hafner-Burton and Kiyoteri Tsutsui, “Justice Lost!: The Failure of International Human Rights Law to Matter Where it is Needed Most” Journal of Peace Research (2007): 407-25.
- *Emilie Hafner-Burton and James Ron, “Seeing Double”
- Review: Justice, Equality, Humanity and Rights
- Second Generation HS
- Feminist view on HS
- Group Presentation 1
- (6/9-11 Dragon Boat Festival Holidays)
- Group Presentation 2
- Roundtable Discussion
Final Exam Week
GROUP PAPER DUE