Jun 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

PLSC 357: International Law and Politics

(1 Unit)
Prerequisites: PLSC 100 , PLSC 105 .
Examines international law using a broad range of analytical tools to enable students to think critically about the origins and impact of international law. How do we explain where particular laws and norms come from? How do they affect the shape of global politics and the outcomes of particular events? How often do states obey international law, and why? Also examines substantive areas of international law such as the law of armed conflict, international humanitarian law, human rights, international criminal law and environmental law. Walling.