CADR 301-001 INTL CONFLICT & RESOLUTION Focuses on the variety of root sources of conflict between nation states. Underscores the early detection and successful prevention of large-scale acts of aggression and violence between nation states. Case studies will be employed to understand and explain these international disputes. Some key players in these conflicts will serve as resource persons for class. Three hours per week with enhancement.
CADR 303-001 STUDIES IN CON ANLYS & DIS RES Selected areas of study within varied subfields of conflict analysis and dispute resolution. Course may be taken three times under different subtitles. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
CADR 510-151 PRB SOLV, NEG & CONFL RES Explores basic negotiation and problem-solving theory and practice from basic two-party, one-issue disputes to more complex cases requiring additional intervention skills. Familiarizes students with the negotiation process, provides experience with conflict analysis and assessment; examines issues of effective data gathering, identification of stakeholders, and getting people to the negotiation table; and reviews the process of assessment as it relates to selecting appropriate conflict resolution practices. Three hours per week.
CADR 600-151 GRP PROCESS & COMPLX CONFL Explores the complexities of large group interventions including organizational, intergroup and international work. Topics include large group consensus processes, multi-party arbitration, negotiated rulemaking, external dynamics, engaging multiple levels of government and community, working internationally, and dealing with the media. Prerequisites: CADR 500 and CADR 510. Three hours per week.
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Keethaponcalan, S. I. (2013). Trajectories of security sector governance in Sri Lanka. Y. Uesugi (Eds.), Peace-building and security sector governance in Asia. (129-152.) Geneva, Switzerland: Center for the Democratic Control of the Armed Forces.