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Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectPolitical Science
Number & Suffix: 52
Transcript Title: PEACE STUDIES 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course introduces relevant approaches and theories in peace studies from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Basic texts from peace researchers, politicians, peace movement representatives, social and natural scientists are read in order to understand the various approaches to peace, how and why conflicts occur, and how to prevent wars. This course provides an insight into the central questions, concepts, theories, and debates within contemporary peace studies. Students discuss and develop new ways to deal with current and future conflict situations on a personal, local, national, or global level. The course covers a broad range of sociology, anthropology, biology, psychology, economics, or environmental approaches to peace studies. Texts: Ho-Won Jeong, PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES: AN INTRODUCTION; Barash, David P, APPROACHES TO PEACE; Cashman, Greg, WHAT CAUSES WAR? AN INTRODUCTION TO THEORIES OF INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT; Nye, Joseph S. Jr., UNDERSTANDING INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT. AN INTRODUCTION TO THEORY AND JUSTICE. Assessment: class participation (20%), discussion activities (10%), midterm exam (30%), and final exam (40%). 
Language of Instruction: English
Partner Title: PEACE STUDIES I 
Partner University Department: Peace Studies 
Partner University Course Number: PCS101E