Peace and Violence: Theories, Cases and Challenges

Module code: PES4022-B

To introduce key theories and concepts relevant to the study of peaceful and unpeaceful relations. To provide opportunities for critical reflection on the contested nature of these concepts, and on the deeper assumptions and values that shape different conceptions of peace and violence. To deepen your understanding of different approaches to the academic study of peace and violence, including of different research methods, the kinds of data they produce, and the types of analysis they make possible. To encourage you to see yourself as an apprentice social researcher by giving you structured and supported opportunities to carry out small-scale research tasks related to the themes of the module. Download the PDF for PES4022-B_2023_4.pdf