IIPS 30101 - Introduction to Peace Studies, Spring 2007
Introduction to Peace Studies
Professor George Lopez, Ph.D.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Course Structure: Two 75-minute classes per week
Course DescriptionThis course surveys: (1) the major causes of deadly conflict around the world; (2) various definitions of “peace” and the conditions under which it occurs and is sustained; and (3) the style and comparative success of various strategies such as building peace movements and nonviolent social change as ways to achieve peace.