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AIR717 - International Conflict Analysis

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:C Laoutides
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

One 2 hour seminar per week

Content

This unit provides an overview of the field of conflict analysis and resolution. The unit examines the causes of interstate and intrastate conflict, and examines a number of methods for peaceful conflict resolution. It explores issues such as civil conflict, secessionist conflict, humanitarian intervention, peace building as well as international efforts of mediation and arbitration. The unit employs several theoretical approaches and draws on a number of case studies in order to tackle the dynamics of conflict and peace in international relations.

Assessment

Research Essay 40% 2,500 words

Take Home Exam 30% 2,000 words

Online Tests 30%

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