Units of Study

PACS6925 - Peace and the Global Compact

Semester 2b, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jake Lynch

Description

An in depth critical exploration of the context, concept and development of the Global Compact, with an examination of the theoretical underpinnings of the notion of corporate social responsibility and the role business can play and should play in pursuit of peace and justice. Human rights principles, labour rights principles and environmental principles: where do they come from and how can they be applied in different situations? The role of business in zones of conflict and enabling economies of peace is considered in light of current case studies and experience.

Assessments

continuous assessment (60%) and 1x2500wd essay (40%)

Classes

3hrs online equivalent/week commencing week 7

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