Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice (PACS6912)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit examines the role of nonviolence as a philosophy and practice in promoting social change. Specific topics include: approaches advocated by Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Aung San Suu Kyi; manifestations of nonviolence in the language of peace negotiations; analysis of how commitments to nonviolence advance understanding of democracy and civil society and thus influence principles of citizenship and human rights; and appraisal of the relevance of nonviolence to questions about national identity and policy priorities in the 21st century.
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1x2hr seminar/week or equivalent intensive during Summer School
2500wd reflective journal (50%) and 3000wd case study analysis (50%)
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