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POL 326 Reconciliation and Transitional Justice

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in World Traditions and Cultures (Area of Knowledge III) or 3 credits in Human, Social, and Natural Phenomena (Area of Knowledge V).

Course Description: Questions of reconciliation and justice are at the heart of peacebuilding in divided societies and post-conflict settings. This course exposes students to the complexities of reconciliation processes and helps students think analytically about the challenges that balancing the need for justice and peace in societies which have been devastated by violence. Throughout the course we will explore how societies go about resolving the tension between reconciliation and justice in post-conflict settings.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall, even years.

Credits

3 credits