- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
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- Assignment 1 - Assessment 1 (20%)
- Assignment 2 - Assessment 2 (50%)
- Assignment 3 - Assessment 3 (20%)
- Assignment 4 - Assessment 4 (10%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
This subject introduces students to the causal relationships between conflict, insecurity and development. It provides students with an analysis of the conflict dynamics within states that lack the capacity to provide security to those within their borders. It addresses the key theories of civil war and political and economic development, with reference to key global case studies. The subject also addresses the different types of coercive and non-coercive intervention and peacebuilding and the effects that they can be expected to have. It also examines the effects of insecurity for societal cohesion and long term development, economic growth, life expectancy and the provision of health and education services. The subject complements PICX111 that addresses non-traditional security threats in the twenty-first century.