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LB5521 - Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

This subject introduces students to concepts and theories of conflict and violence, peace and peace building, transitional justice and reconciliation. The course considers the major actors and strategies being used in Australia and internationally in addressing issues in these fields.

Learning Outcomes

  • evaluate complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in conflict management and resolution;
  • critically analyse complex conflicts and conflict management systems;
  • provide specialised advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict;
  • independently and critically reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development and research.
Assumed
Knowledge:
LB5500 or LB5525

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Sam Hardy Lawson, Mrs Judith Rafferty
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); discussion paper (30%); case study analysis and advice (50%); final learning brief (10%).

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.