Refugees, Rights and Resettlement

SOCIOL178FS

35 million refugees and internally displaced persons in the world. A comparative historical overview of international refugee policy and law dealing with this growing population. Students will grapple with the ethical challenges posed by humanitarian intervention on behalf of refugees and the often unintended consequences of such policies. Students examine case studies to determine how different models for dealing with refugee resettlement affect the life chances of refugees.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ETHICS199FS

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, EI, SS