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Fundamentals of Cooperation, Conflict Resolution, and Mediation in Different Institutional Contexts

Course number: ORLJ 6040

This is a survey course of basic theory and research in the conflict resolution field. Students will cover topics such as cooperation and competition, power, culture, justice, negotiation and mediation, violence, intergroup conflict and intractable conflict as they relate to theoretical and practical issues of conflict management and resolution at the intra-psychic, interpersonal, intergroup, organizational, and international levels. It will emphasize the links between theory, research, and practice in conflict resolution.