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PCS 801 Peace and Conflict Studies: Texts and Methods

PCS 801.  Peace and Conflict Studies: Texts and Methods.  3 Credits.     

An interdisciplinary study of the historic literature on human conflict and peacemaking and the methods used to analyze and interpret the literature. Peace literature encompasses a range of genres that include religious teachings, philosophical essays, political proposals, treaties and conventions, fiction, poetry, and drama. Approaches to solutions to human conflict cover a spectrum including political revolution, diplomacy and treaties, international law and organizations, and world government. Students produce a substantial graduate-level research project. PCS 801 is required for the Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies, and to be taken as early as possible in the students program of study. Open only to graduate students.