POLI 230 - Introduction to International Conflict Resolution
Introduction to the design, management, theory, and analysis of international conflict. The course explores the nature of international conflict and the combination of psychological, social, anthropological, political, and legal strategies that can be used to resolve such conflict. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Formerly PS 250.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Analyze the social/cultural contexts that foster international conflict.
- Differentiate among various theoretical models for conflict resolution.
- Trace historical attempts to politically resolve international conflict in the Middle East and other contentious areas.
- Explain the advantages and disadvantages of different strategies for conflict resolution.
- Weigh the costs and benefits of conflict for countries currently seeking arbitration.
- Articulate the nuances of international diplomacy and treaty negotiation.
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