Conflict and Peace-Building

Lecture, Seminar
  • Course description

    The module focuses on: concepts and theories of conflict resolution; peacemaking/peacebuilding with specific relevance to humanitarian disaster situations; and the conditions and consequences of humanitarian action in conflict situations.
  • Learning outcomes

  • Teaching and learning methodology

  • Assessment mehotds and criteria

  • Required reading

    Barnett, Michael N., The empire of humanity: a history of humanitarianism
    Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2011
    Kriesberg, Louis.; Dayton, Bruce W., Constructive conflicts: from escalation to resolution
    4th ed.: Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, c2012
    Ramsbotham, Oliver; Woodhouse, Tom; Miall, Hugh, Contemporary conflict resolution: the prevention, management and transformation of deadly conflicts
    Fourth edition.: Malden, MA: Polity Press, 2016
    Solnit, Rebecca. A paradise built in hell: the extraordinary communities that arise in disaster
    New York, N.Y.: Viking, 2009
    Wallensteen, Peter, Understanding conflict resolution
    4th ed.: Los Angeles: Sage, 2015
    Article compendium

Last updated: 22 December 2016

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