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LB5521 - Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

This subject introduces students to concepts and theories of conflict and violence, peace and peacebuilding and reconciliation. The course will consider the major actors and strategies being used in Australia and internationally in addressing issues of conflict, reconciliation and peace.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrated understanding of the theories relevant to conflict & violence; reconciliation & justice; and peace & peace building;
  • demonstrated familiarity with current peace building initiatives with a consideration of the United Nations policy framework;
  • demonstrated ability to apply the theoretical concepts to practical problems.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to manage future career and personal development.
LB5500 or LB5525


Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours - Optional workshops.
Assessment: discussion paper (30%); essays (50%); online participation (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.