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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLT 119 - Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS

This course will introduce students to the field of Peace and Conflict Studies, an inter-disciplinary field that examines the causes of human aggression and conflict, with such conflict ranging in scale from the interpersonal to the international. We will survey the approaches of various disciplines to understanding violent conflict, explore potential links between violence and such factors as perceptions of injustice, and critically evaluate nonviolent means for resolving conflict.

Enrollment Limit: 20
Instructor: S. Crowley, F. Mayer

Cross List Information: This course is cross-listed with Psychology 118.

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