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Introduction to Peace and Conflict Resolution MGP-005

By Dr. Anita Priyadarshini   |   Indira Gandhi National Open University
The aim of this course is to facilitate students to participate creatively in all aspects of peace studies, peace-building in conflict and post-conflict societies. Understanding Gandhian approach to peace from the interdisciplinary perspective and comprehend Gandhi’s views and perceptions on economic, social, political, environmental, and development, related issues. To provide opportunities to the learners for higher studies in the area of theoretical and applied Gandhian Studies, Peace, Conflict Management, and Social Regeneration.

Learners enrolled: 212

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Start Date : 14 Sep 2020
End Date :
Exam Date :
Enrollment Ends : 30 Nov 2020
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Level : Postgraduate

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    COURSE LAYOUT

    BLOCK-I - UNDERSTADNING PEACE

    Unit-1 - What is Peace?

    Unit-2 - Peace, Wellbeing and Justice

    Unit-3 - Peace and Participatory Democracy

    Unit-4 - Culture of Peace


    BLOCK-II - NATURE AND CAUSES OF CONFLICT

    Unit-5 - Types and Levels of Conflict

    Unit-6 - Sources of Conflict: Perspectives

    Unit-7 - Social Injustice

    Unit-8 - Economic Inequality and Exploitation


    BLOCK-III - METHODS OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION

    Unit-9 - Western and Eastern Perspectives

    Unit-10 - Coercive Methods

    Unit-11 - Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

    Unit-12 - Gandhian Way


    BLOCK-IV - TOWARDS DURABLE PEACE

    Unit-13 - Comprehensive Human Development

    Unit-14 - Peace Education

    Unit-15 - Religious Harmony

    Unit-16 - Peace Movements


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    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Dr. Anita Priyadarshini

    Indira Gandhi National Open University

    Dr. Anita Priyadarshini is presently working as Associate Professor in Distance Education at Indira Gandhi National Open University. She has working experience of more than 32 years in the field of open and distance learning, adult education, equivalency programmes, and lifelong learning. She has worked extensively at policy and field level providing academic and technical support to open & distance learning programmes. She has designed and developed self learning materials in print and electronic formats from literacy upto post graduate levels. Dr Priyadarshini developed the Open Basic Education (OBE) programme which launched primary and upper primary schooling through open and distance learning in India. The path breaking OBE programme was adopted by the National Literacy Mission Scheme, Government of India as an Equivalency Programmes for out-of-school persons. Dr. Priyadarshini has conducted research and programme evaluation studies, trainings, and authored studies on various related issues. Dr Priyadarshini is consulted by various governments, non-governmental organizations and international agencies.At IGNOU, Dr Priyadarshini is the Programme Coordinator for the Masters in Distance Education (MADE).


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