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Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice - PACS6912

This unit critically and experientially explores the philosophical basis and theoretical underpinnings of nonviolent civil resistance in local and global struggles against injustice. We will analyse the nature of power, the meaning of nonviolent action and how it can bring about social change. Extensive use is made of case studies of nonviolent social movements from across time and around the world as well as practical exercises to unpack assumptions about the use of violence and nonviolence.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week or equivalent intensive

Assessment
1x2500wd reflective journal (50%), 1x3500wd case study analysis (50%),

Prohibitions

SCWK6933

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive March

18 Feb 2019

Department/School: Peace and Conflict Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 22 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Intensive May

22 Apr 2019

Department/School: Peace and Conflict Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 17 May 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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