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Human Rights Quarterly 26.2 (2004) 559



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Teaching Human Rights Online


THRO provides free exercises and interactive study guides for use as course modules in political science, international relations, area studies, philosophy, history, and women's studies; as well as professional classes in law, education, and business. Students who work the problems online or on CD-ROM receive immediate, individualized feedback to forced choice and short answer self-assessment questions designed to enhance critical thinking skills. Each peer-reviewed case can also be printed from a single file for use in hard copy. Cases may be used for class discussion, simulation, and transnational internet conferences arranged by THRO. The project offers teaching notes, publications, and training workshops to help university faculty interact more effectively with students on their own campus and abroad. Spanish and French translations of introductory project materials and one case appear online and on CD-ROM.

New Case for 2003

GERMANY V. U.S: THE LaGRAND DEATH PENALTY. A world court effort to delay Arizona's execution of a German national in the gas chamber challenged the national executive, federal courts, and state government to make policy and legal decisions on compliance with international law. The draft problem is available in a single text file for trial in Fall 2002, and a fully interactive version will be available online in January 2003 following peer review.

Prior Cases

A JUST WAR? PRESIDENT CLINTON'S RESPONSE TO KOSOVO
    ¿Una Guerra Justa? La respuesta del presidente Clinton a Kosovo
    Une Guerre Juste ? La Réponse du President Clinton au Kossovo
THE INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE CONSIDERS GENOCIDE
PRIME MINISTER RAO'S DILEMMA: TERRORISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA
SHAH BANO: MUSLIM WOMEN'S RIGHTS
RAPE AND GENOCIDE IN RWANDA: THE ICTR'S AKAYESU VERDICT
DOE V. UNOCAL: FORCED LABOR AND CORPORATE LIABILITY
SANCTIONS OR ENGAGEMENT? SLORC AND MYANMAR
BUSINESS ETHICS AND SLORC: UNOCAL AND THE YADANA GAS PIPELINE

Apsa Web Award

The American Political Science Association Information Technology and Politics Section selected THRO as the best web site in political science for 2001. The project has received grant support from the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Ohio Learning Network. Cases are published as an electronic journal, ISSN 1529-2207, © All rights reserved.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1085-794X
Print ISSN
0275-0392
Pages
p. 559
Launched on MUSE
2004-05-19
Open Access
No
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