Conflicts in the Global Order
The course discusses central concepts, theories, and perspectives to understand the conflicts in the global order. International Relations give you knowledge and tools to understand and analyse an increasingly complex global order and work with various international issues in a range of different areas.
The course discusses central concepts, theories, and perspectives to understand the conflicts in the global order. You will learn about the three essential concepts: war, peace and security, and their significance and development within International Relations. You will also learn about different causes and expressions for organized crime, terrorism, and conflicts in the international system, in relation to matters as identity, gender, access to resources, globalization, social and political integration, militarisation, and global power structures. During the course, the occurrence of conflicts and altered conflict patterns during the period after the Cold War is related to International Law and the creation and development of the UN systems, as well as to different attempts to achieve peace and security through non-violent strategies, mediation or international interventions.
also focuses on global and structural political-economic relations, the growth
of the world economic system and the causes of global inequality. You get an
introduction to the global political economy and the critical political economy
as a perspective and framework to understand our current global order, its
provisions and its historical growth.
The course has a combination of various educational forms, such as regular lectures, seminars, individual assignments, and group work.
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