Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-709 CONFLICT AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN SOUTH ASIA

PS-709 CONFLICT AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN SOUTH ASIA:

South Asia one fourth of the world population qualifies in all aspects to be studied with focus on internal and external dynamics of conflicts and how to arrest these forces for a durable peace in the region. The focus of the course will be on the causes and resolution of the conflicts developing in South Asia.

            In this respect, emphasis is placed on the intricacies of Indo-Pak relations in the bi-polar world and its reshaping in the Uni-polar international system The application of “Linkage politics” between national and international structures and “penetrated” political system in South Asia

 

SUGGESTED READINGS:

Burton, John. (ed.) 1990: Conflict: Human Needs Theory (vol. 2 of the Conflict Series). London: Macmillan.

Burton, John. 1987: Resolving Deep-Rooted Conflict: A Handbook. Lanham, Md.: Univeristy Press of America.

Cornelius, Helena and Faire, Shoshana. 1989: Everyone Can Win: How to Resolve Conflict, Australia: Simon and Schuster.

Covey, Stephen, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

Cynthia, Sampson. Peacemaking and International Conflict: Methods and Techniques, United States Institute Press, 1997.

Galtung, Johan. 1996: Peace by Peaceful Means: Peace and Conflict, Development and Civilization. London: Sage.

J. Wilson. The Break-Up of Sri Lanka: The Sinhalese-Tamil Conflict, University of Hawaii Press, 1988.

James Turner Johnson and John Kelsay (eds). Just War and Jihad: Historical and Theoretical Perspective on War and Peace in Western and Islamic Traditions, Greenwood Press, 1990.

Leibmann, Marian, ed. 1998: Community and Neighbour Mediation. London: Cavendish Publishing.

Peter, van der Veer. Religious Nationalism: Hindus and Muslims in Modern India, University of California Press, 1994.

Raimo Vayrynen, (ed.) New Directions in Conflict Theory: Conflict Resolution and Conflict Transformation. London: Sage

Stanley, J. Tambiah, Buddhism Betrayed? Religion, Politics and Violence in Sri Lanka, University of Chicago Press, 1992.

 

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leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more

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