Ethics for a Sustainable Peace (PACS6930)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

3-hrs online/week

Assessment

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

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No

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