601:560. SOCIAL WELFARE LAW AND POLICY (2 or 3) WI
Research paper in lieu of final examination at discretion of the instructor.
An exploration of the means by which and degree to which American social welfare, employment and labor law secures the economic and social human rights recognized in Articles 22-26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. All members of the class will be required to write a substantial research paper comparing U.S. institutions and performance with respect to one of the rights studied with the comparable institutions and performance of another developed market society of their choosing. The course will conclude with a day-long public workshop at which all members of the class will present their research papers.