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(IPB 380) Culture and Conflict Transformation

Explores theories and issues of conflict transformation and reconciliation within and between diverse cultural systems. Particular attention is given to various cultural methods of conflict transformation.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite IPB 121
Offered Winter
Programs -

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, students should have gained the following knowledge, skills and attitudes:
1. Understand the theory behind group conflict dynamics
2. Develop the ability to apply those theories to historical and contemporary conflicts
3. Learn how to use these theories to improve fieldwork in diagnosing and transforming conflict.
4. Develop the confidence and ability to see how we each, individually, can fulfill President McKay’s prophecy on being an influence for peace internationally.