Sociology of Transition Societies

Lecture, Seminar, Study tour, Workshop
  • Course description

    This module seeks to understand the transition context from the perspective of key social institutions, local stakeholders and grassroots level organizations. The overall purpose of the module is to illustrate the issues and challenges that post-conflict societies face in breaking the vicious cycle of violence and generating conditions for positive peace and sustainable development.
  • Main themes

    Introduction to Sociology of Transition Societies
    Mapping Transition Societies: The Northern Ireland Case
    Role of Societal Institutions in Post-Disaster Reconstruction
    Cross-Cutting Issues of Transition Contexts
  • Assessment methods and criteria

    Group assignments (70%) and end of module exam (30%).

Last updated: 10 May 2017

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