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ANTH 508. Conflict Resolution in Cross-Cultural Perspective. 3 Hours.

This course explores conflict and conflict management from an anthropological perspective. It includes ethnographic examples from around the globe. Do all societies engage in war? How are conflicts handled in other cultures? The course will challenge a Western view that humans are naturally violent and warlike and consider some interesting anthropological controversies. Specific topics considered include conflict models, origins of war, conflict resolution, socialization of conflict styles, third party mediation, and ways to reduce violence and prevent war.

Anthropology

http://catalog.uab.edu/graduate/collegeofartsciences/anthropology/

...required courses are ANTH 504, ANTH 505, ANTH 508, ANTH 509, & ANTH 652. For all...