HUMN 3009 Alternatives to Violence
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 101570
Coordinator Zulfan Tadjoeddin Opens in new window
Description The key tenet of this subject is the belief that there are superior alternatives to violence for peace building. Holistic development (including socio-cultural, political, economic, governance, etc.) provides the best and most constructive alternatives to violence. The subject examines different alternatives to violence within the broader context of peace and development studies. Students will be equipped with theoretical approaches to alternatives to violence and an ability to evaluate and apply those alternatives in social development contexts.
School Social Sciences
Discipline Studies in Human Society, Not Elsewhere Classified.
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Successful completion of 80 credit points or subject 101573 Human Rights, Peace and Development.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Critically evaluate key theoretical approaches to alternatives to violence, non-violence and social change
- Evaluate the logic and merit of different alternatives to violence and how those alternatives work
- Apply different alternatives to violence to social development issues
Violence, non-violence, conflict and development
Conflict management, resolution and transformation
Religion and ethnicity
Conflict, natural resources and the environment
On structural violence: Poverty, inequality, marginalization and exclusion
Alternatives to violence (1): Democracy and political development
Alternatives to violence (2): Socio-economic development
Alternatives to violence (3): Civil society and participation
Social change and conflict
Social movements or rebellion?
Non-violence in action
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Quiz||4 attempts out of 6 quizzes||20||N||Individual|
|Case Study||1,500 words||50||N||Individual|
|Short Answer||1,000 words||30||N||Individual|
Subject Contact Zulfan Tadjoeddin Opens in new window