Examines conflict issues in the Pacific from a peace and conflict perspective, discussing these conflicts through three types of violence – direct violence, cultural violence and structural violence.
This paper examines conflict issues in the Pacific from a peace and conflict perspective, discussing these conflicts through three types of violence – direct violence, cultural violence and structural violence.
|Paper title||Peace and Conflict in the Pacific|
|Subject||Pacific Islands Studies|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$955.05|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- 18 200-level PACI points (may be substituted with ANTH, GEND, GEOG, HIST, INDV, MAOR or MFCO, contact the Department to discuss)
- Schedule C
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- May not be credited with PACI 310 completed in 2019 and 2021.
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- Paper Structure
The paper is examines conflicts in Melanesia, Polynesia and contemporary issues impacting the Pacific.
All readings will be provided on Blackboard.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Communication, Self-motivation.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will:
- Define and recognize the different conflicts in the Pacific region
- Demonstrate an expanded understanding of the causes of conflicts in the Pacific and their respective reconciliation processes
- Identify and relate key contributors and causes of the conflicts in the Pacific to current social, political and economic factors in the Pacific
- Identify the strengths as well as potential weaknesses or inconsistencies in the literature and discussion on conflicts in the Pacific, through arguments and analysis
- Articulate verbally the causes of conflicts in the Pacific as well as their reconciliation processes
- Research and critically examine conflicts in the Pacific and reconciliations processes