2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

ISP 336 Just Intentions: Global Humanitarianism

3 hours 

This course examines and evaluates the relationship between international humanitarian efforts and justice. The course focuses on the moral dilemmas and unpredictable outcomes that may occur when well-intentioned people set out to improve the lives of the less fortunate. The context will be both global and interdisciplinary, stressing connections between history, social science, philosophy and literature.




ENG 201 and junior standing or above


This course satisfies the John Jay College Option: Justice in Global Perspective (300-level) area of the Gen Ed Program.