Introduction to the Study of Conflict, Justice, and Peace

An interdisciplinary introduction to the study of conflict, justice, and peace. The course engages students in developing an analytical and theoretical framework for examining the dynamics of conflict, violence, and injustice and the strategies that have been employed to attain peace and justice, including balance of power, cooperation, diplomacy and conflict resolution, law, human rights, social movements, social justice (economic, environmental, and race/class/gender), interpersonal communication, and religiously inspired social transformation.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 25

Prerequisites: None

Instructor: Bedirhanoglu

Distribution Requirements: SBA - Social and Behavioral Analysis; REP - Religion, Ethics, and Moral Philosophy

Typical Periods Offered: Spring; Fall

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Spring; Fall