This course will present an interdisciplinary approach to the theory of conflict resolution. Theories of conflict resolution will be introduced and then explored through a number of different prisms. These will include the macro issues of the nature of peace, the environment, the media, NGOs, as well as the role of religion and the Bible. There will also be a focus for part of the course on the Arab-Israeli Conflict. The relationship of Rock n Roll and the arts to conflict resolution will also be examined. The course will culminate during its last two sessions with students sharing and discussing their own personal conflict resolution philosophy and statements.
Note: This class is being offered at Burr & Burton Academy.