Course Details

01:790:363 Conflict Resolution in World Politics

  • Academic Credits: 3
  • Focus area for the major: Foreign and International Politics
  • Course for Minor: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
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Course Description:

How do wars end? How can peace be established and maintained? This course examines the causes of civilwar and the process by which belligerents and outside actors negotiate to end wars and establish peace.The course will take stock of contemporary international efforts to build peace with specific attention topeacekeeping, demobilization, transitional justice, power-sharing arrangements, elections, and post-conflictaid. The course concludes with a discussion of war’s less-recognized consequences, raising questions aboutthe nature and quality of peace.