Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - On Conflict Resolution
POLI 2607 On Conflict Resolution
Prerequisites:18 credits completed
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:Students will take theoretical and applied will look at the sources of conflict, and consider what peaceful relations might mean in various contexts, from the family, to workplace, to relations between states. While unresolved conflict can lead to violence, conflict is not always a bad thing and if properly managed it can be a motivating force for building more just relations. However, it takes certain skills to effectively manage conflict in order to mitigate the negative effects it can create. Students will examine the methods of alternative dispute resolution needed to manage conflict in a variety of contexts.