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Conflict and Its alternatives INS 3308-01: Home

Vocabulary list

Please use the vocabulary list below to search the library catalog, through the keyword function, to identify materials relevant to this course.

  • Conflict Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conflict Prevention
  • Conflict Reconstruction
  • Global Conflict
  • Humanitarian Crisis
  • International Conflict 
  • International disputes
  • International Peacebuilding
  • International Peacemaking
  • International Peacekeeping
  • Post conflict Operation
  • Postwar Reconstruction
  • Violent Civil War



     "The post-cold war international system has been characterized by the resurgence of conflicts among State actors, as well as non-State actors, violent civil wars, genocides, the collapse of States etc. Faced with these threats to international peace, the international community has embarked on several attempts to solve these issues. This “management of chaos” included mediation, conflict prevention, implementation of peace agreement, direct interventions to prevent humanitarian crisis, post conflict reconstruction operation, State building. Therefore, this course aims at introducing the Students to the theories of Conflicts resolution, key concepts related to peace studies and analyzing concrete case studies where attempts to end conflicts have either been successful or failures such as in Cambodia, Kosovo, Rwanda, Somalia, Syria.

By the end of this course, the Students should familiar with the sources of conflict in the international system, the difficulties related to maintaining peace and be familiar with the concepts of peacebuilding, peacemaking and peacekeeping"

Library of Congress Classes and Subclasses

Please use the call number below to search the library catalog, through the Call Number function, to browse the library collection listing materials relevant to this course.

JZ5587-6009 International security. Disarmament. Global survival
JZ6010-6060 Pacific settlement of international disputes

JZ6385-6405 The armed conflict. War and order 

U21-22.3 War. Philosophy. Military sociology


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