PCS 120: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

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Learn to think like a Humanitarian

Instructor: Razi Ahmad

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An introduction to the content and methods of peace studies. Peace studies is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to the study of war and peace. Building on and integrating the work of various fields of study, the course examines the causes of structural and direct violence within and among societies and the diverse ways in which humans have sought peace, from conquest and balance of power to international organizations and nonviolent strategies.

Satisfies: Goal 1 Outcome 1 (GE11) , Goal 3 Arts and Humanities (GE3H) , H Humanities (H) , HT Historical Studies PC (HT)