FSS:POL507 Human Rights - Course Information
POL507 Content of Human Rights in a Comparative PerspectiveFaculty of Social Studies
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0/0. 9 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- JUDr. Ladislav Vyhnánek, Ph.D., LL.M. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. PhDr. Jan Holzer, Ph.D.
Division of Politology - Department of Political Science - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Pospíšilová
- Tue 16:00–17:40 P22
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- Media Studies and Journalism (programme FSS, C-CV)
- European Studies and International Relations (programme FSS, C-CV)
- Political Science (programme FSS, C-CV)
- Political Science (programme FSS, N-PL)
- Psychology (programme FSS, C-CV)
- Social Policy and Social Work (programme FSS, C-CV)
- Sociology (programme FSS, C-CV)
- Course objectives
- At the end of the course the student should understand the European system of human rights protection at both the national and international (ECHR) level; the student should be able to present a reasoned analysis of a human rights case; the students should understand the basic case-law of ECHR and national courts related to human rights issues; the student should also understand the different approaches that the courts adopt while dealing with the cases; the students should also gain basic understanding of the jurisprudence and approaches of the African, American, Asian etc. courts.
- The Concept of Human Rights, Schedule
- The Evolution of Human Rights Protection in Europe
- Constitutional Review and Human Rights
- Human Dignity, Right to Personhood,
- Right to Life (Abortions, Euthanasia and beyond)
- Freedom of Expression
- Freedom of Assembly, Freedom of Association
- Social Rights
- Universality or diversity
- Literatura vložená do studijních materiálů
- STEINER, Henry J., Philip ALSTON and Ryan GOODMAN. International human rights in context : law, politics, morals : text and materials. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. xxxix, 149. ISBN 9780199279425. info
- Rovnost a diskriminace. Edited by Michal Bobek - Pavla Boučková - Zdeněk Kühn. Vyd. 1. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2007. xlviii, 47. ISBN 9788071795841. info
- Teaching methods
- Lectures/Class diccussion
- Assessment methods
- Model case + multi-choice test (10 questions, 5 out of 10 required to pass)
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- The course is taught annually.