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BA Social Anthropology with Human Rights

BA Social Anthropology with Human Rights

Essex, University of

Colchester Campus, Colchester, United Kingdom
  • QS World University Rankings
    439
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 36 months
  • Start date Jan-2000
This BA Social Anthropology with Human Rights course combines an anthropological approach to the study of society and social interaction whilst considering human rights issues in local contexts. Students explore how human rights are applied across multiple cultures and the ways in which local communities can promote and protect human rights. This course covers both social anthropology and human rights, developing a wide array of practical research skills and exploring the broadest questions about our society. Students will investigate the many different social tensions, interactions and networks that make up everyday life, as well as the definition, development, and abuse of rights around the globe. Topics covered include: Multiculturalism and human rights; The politics of indigeneity and indigenous human rights; Anthropological approaches to gender and ethnicity; How to analyse human rights in an international context; Anthropological research methods.