Global Justice, Self-Determination & the Law (SD 507)


This seminar will explore how the ideals of equality, freedom, and self-determination survive a time when predatory global finance, militarism, and racism are ascendant. The seminar will create an opportunity to explore theories, histories, and futures of global justice; the relationship between universality and difference; comparative conceptions of equality and justice. Seminar participants will explore what global progressive alliances are possible to resist global cartels of reaction and repression and the legal mechanisms that both empower and imperil self determination with case study examination of social demands for justice throughout western, middle eastern and other non-western societies.


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