Units of Study

PACS6922 - Peaceful Conflict Transformation

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jake Lynch

Description

A critical introduction to the TRANSCEND method of analysing conflicts and identifying means for peaceful transformation, also known as Diagnosis-Prognosis Therapy. The application of these principles is considered: to micro-conflicts, within and between individuals; meso-conflicts, within societies; macro-conflicts, among states and nations; and mega-conflicts, among regions and civilizations. There will be an examination of 'deep culture' and 'deep structure' the underlying dynamics which predispose societies, states, nations and regions to particular forms of response to conflict issues.

Assessments

continuous assessment (60%) and 1x2000wd essay (40%)

Classes

3hrs online intensive/week

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