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POLI 450 Peacebuilding (3 credits)

Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)


Political Science : An examination of transitions from civil war to peace, and the role of external actors (international organizations, bilateral donors, non-governmental organizations) in support of such transitions. Topics will include the dilemmas of humanitarian relief, peacekeeping operations, refugees, the demobilization of ex-combatants, transitional elections, and the politics of socio-economic reconstruction.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Rex J Brynen (Winter)

  • Prerequisites: previous courses in comparative politics/developing areas and international relations. Internet research skills are strongly recommended
  • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developing Areas; also in the field of International Politics.