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.
BLOCK-I - GANDHIAN PERSPECTIVES ON PEACE
Unit-1 - Understanding Peace
Unit-2 - Tolerance, Harmony and Forgiveness
Unit-3 - Community Peace
Unit-4 - Peace among Nations
BLOCK-II - GANDHIAN APPROACH TO CONFLICT RESOLUTON
Unit-5 - Understanding Sources of Conflict
Unit-6 - Approaches to Conflict Resolution
Unit-7 - Gandhian Approach to Conflict Resolution
Unit-8 - Applications of Gandhian Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolution (Case Studies)
BLOCK-III - GANDHIAN TECHNIQUES OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Unit-9 - Fasting
Unit-10 - Strike
Unit-11 - Dialogue and Negotiation
Unit-12 - Mediation and Reconciliation
BLOCK-IV - APPLICATION OF GANDHIAN TECHNNIQUES (CASE STUDIES)
Unit-13 - Noakhali
Unit-14 - North-East/ Kashmir
Unit-15 - Sri Lanka/Palestine
Unit-16 - Tibet/ Myanmar/Bhutan
Dr. Monika Misra is an Assistant Professor of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, IGNOU. She is the coordinator of BA Psychology Programme at IGNOU. She completed her Master’s in Psychology and Doctorate in Psychology from University of Lucknow. She received UGC-Junior Research Fellowship to conduct PhD work. Her research interests are in the areas of Organizational Behaviour, Child and Adolescent Psychology, Personality, Environmental and Media Psychology She has been contributing articles for books and journals.
She is involved in preparation of course material for BA and MA Psychology programmes. She has written Units for UG and PG courses at IGNOU. Presently, she is the Coordinator of BA Psychology (Honrs.) and is involved in developing new courses for BA General and Honors in Psychology as per Choice Based Credit Scheme of the UGC.