This course will examine the critical question in international relations: how to achieve and maintain peace. Major themes explored in the course include the primary causes of conflict, impediments to peace, and peace-building options. These issues will by studied from various perspectives, including human rights, civil conflict, and interstate disputes. Through a variety of case studies, students will gain theoretical and practical insights into these issues. Prerequisite: POSC 100 or consent of the instructor.
2016-2017 Course Catalog / Courses / International Peace and Conflict