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184: FYS: Global Humanitarians

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Leaders of nonprofit organizations work daily on what is often called 'humanitarian relief' for children and youth throughout the world. We'll read case studies of Malala, Doctors Without Borders, Jody Williams, Paul Farmer and others who have earned global admiration for their work. And we will study less acclaimed leaders and organizations who have dedicated themselves to problems such as poverty, hungermalnutrition, political violence, stigmatization of ethnic and racial minorities, child labor, human trafficking. Importantly, we will use these case studies to write about complex questions: What is a 'humanitarianism' What inspires 'humanitarians' to do this difficult work Do they find the
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    1.00
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Section 00 - Traditional Day

  • Description:
    Course earns 1.00 units with a Maximum Enrollment of 0
  • Class Begins:
    2021-08-30
  • Class Ends:
    2021-12-17
  • Schedule:
    MW, 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
  • Instructor:
    John Ramsay