Units of Study

PACS6930 - Ethics for a Sustainable Peace

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Anita Wenden

Description

This unit of study will focus on developing a set of value-based ethical principles for responding to the forms of violence that obstruct the achievement of a culture of sustainable peace, namely organized physical violence, structural and ecological violence. Case studies and literature in the area of social justice, nonviolence, ecological sustainability and participatory decision-making will be used for acquiring an understanding of the ethical challenges presented by these forms of violence and developing ethical principles for responding to them.

Assessments

600wd reflective responses (5x10%) and 400wd mini case study analyses (5x6%) and 1000wd end of semester evaluative task (20%)

Classes

3-hrs online/week

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