Disaster And Conflict Management
The course covers conflict analysis and theoretical understanding of conflict transformation; mapping conflicts; perceptions and attitudes; conflict behaviour, cooperation/coercion; the root causes and types of conflicts; the reasons for analyzing conflict; analysis as an intervention as well as a preparation for action. It also covers the dynamics, relationships and issues of a particular situation; critical methodologies relating to conflict analysis; practical tools and techniques for analyzing particular circumstances and how they affect development.
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course unit students should be able to;
- Explain theoretical perspectives on conflict and conflict processes and to reflect on how these relate to development practice
- Discuss the processes of conflict analysis, transformation and the contexts within which these process occur
- Explain factors influencing conflict and conflict transformation processes for positive development