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Peace Studies (PACE)

PACE 247 Survey of Conflict Management (3)

Survey of contemporary conflict management and resolution: negotiation, mediation, conciliation, ombuds, fact-finding, facilitation techniques, arbitration, and litigation. Pre: any social science 100- or 200-level course or consent.

PACE 301 Governing, Policy, and Political Journalism (3)

Survey of the institutions of democratic governance and the role of journalism in covering and analyzing public policy. A-F only. (Cross-listed as JOUR 301)

PACE 310 Survey Peace and Conflict Studies (3)

Survey of basic concepts, ethical relationships, methods, and debates in modern peace research and the oral skills needed for conflict resolution studies. Pre: any social science 100- or 200-level course or consent.

PACE 315 Personal Peace: Stories of Hope (3)

Interviewing, writing, and publishing stories of those who have overcome great difficulties to find personal peace. Pre: grade of B or better in ENG 100 or consent.

PACE 325 Greek and Roman War Literature (3)

Survey of war-related literature from Greece and Rome, its major themes, and how it reflects the wide range of social, political, intellectual, and literary perspectives on war found in the ancient world. Pre: sophomore standing or higher, or consent. (Cross-listed as CLAS 325)

PACE 345 Aggression, War, and Peace (3)

Biocultural, evolutionary, and cross-cultural perspectives on the conditions, patterns, and processes of violence, war, nonviolence, and peace. Pre: ANTH 152. (Cross-listed as ANTH 345)

PACE 373 Nonviolent Political Alternatives (3)

Exploration of scientific and cultural resources for nonviolent alternatives in politics. Pre: any 100- or 200-level POLS course; or consent. (Cross-listed as POLS 396)

PACE 380 Media Communications and Conflict (3)

Mass communication and conflict; deals with understanding the role of news media in influencing conflict, and introduces students to conflict-sensitive communications working to assist in resolving conflicts. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: any 200-level DS course. (Cross-listed as COM 380)

PACE 387 The Meaning of War (3)

Exploration of ethical questions related to the many facets of war–e.g., patriotism, tribalism, holy war, self-sacrifice, cowardice, media coverage, propaganda, torture, genocide, pillage, suicide tactics, battlefield immunity. (Cross-listed as PHIL 387)

PACE 399 Directed Reading (V)

Directed reading in peace and conflict resolution. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent.

PACE 405 Media Ethics (3)

Ethics and social responsibility for media professionals. Application of ethical theories and principles to case studies and research projects through writing assignments. JOUR majors only. Pre: one DS course. (Cross-listed as JOUR 460)

PACE 407 Peace Processes in Philippines and Hawai‘i (3)

History of Philippine Islam and the Moro struggle, the peace process in Mindanao and sovereignty movement for Hawaiian nation. 75 min. Lec, 75-min. joint online discussion with Philippine students. Junior standing only. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Fall only) (Cross-listed as ASAN 407)

PACE 410 History of Peace Movements (3)

Examination of two centuries of U.S., European, Australian, and Hawaiian peace, thought, and action. Also surveys early Christian and secular attitudes to war. Open to nonmajors. Pre: any DS course, or consent.

PACE 412 Gandhi, King, and Nonviolence (3)

Life and thought of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. Pre: any Social Science 100 or 200 level course, or consent.

PACE 413 Terrorism (3)

Multidisciplinary approach to the origins, dynamics, and consequences of international terrorism, including the psychological, legal, ethical and operational concerns of counterterrorism. Pre: any 200-level DS course, or consent.

PACE 420 Introduction to Human Rights: International and Comparative Perspectives (3)

Introduction to international, regional, and domestic human rights law; comparative perspectives on the theoretical origins of human rights and policy debates on the protection of human rights, dispute resolution, and enforcement mechanisms. Pre: any 100 or 200 level social sciences course, or consent.

PACE 429 Negotiation (3)

Negotiation theory, negotiation skills and application of negotiation in conflict prevention, conflict management and conflict resolution with an emphasis on oral communication and contemporary ethical issues. Pre: any Social Science 100 or 200 level course, or consent.

PACE 430 Leadership for Social Change (3)

In-depth study of current models and emerging theories of ethical leadership in community service; development of tangible leadership skills, including communication, conflict resolution, team-building, and management skills. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: any 200-level DS course.

PACE 436 Geography of Peace and War (3)

Geographical factors underlying conflict in the world. Pre: sophomore standing or higher, or consent. (Cross-listed as GEO 436)

PACE 440 Peacebuilding in Performance (3)

Provides an exploration of peacebuilding, its contributions to community and its intersectionality with the arts to influence non-violent conflict resulting in cultural performance for all to engage and enjoy. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: any 100- or 200-level DS course

PACE 447 Introduction to Mediation (3)

Learn the core components of the mediation process and the tools for empowering mediation participants to reach customized resolutions. Emphasis on learning and applying the skills through exercises and mock mediation sessions.

PACE 450 Protest Under Occupation (3)

Explore nonviolent protests when one Independent State controls the territory of another Independent State (or international organization, such as the United Nations), without the transfer of sovereign title. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: any 200-level DS course.

PACE 460 Indigenous Nonviolent Action in the Asia-Pacific (3)

Study of nonviolent methods (i.e., United Nations structures, international law, boycotts, and peaceful protest) used to gain political goals and examines their successes, failures, and the prospects for those that remain ongoing. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: any 200-level DS course.

PACE 468 Introduction to Facilitating Organizational Change (3)

Explores the characteristics of organizations from different perspectives including structural, political, ethical, and cultural frames from organizational theory and practice. Focuses on how to design organizational change strategies and facilitate their implementation. Sophomore standing or higher. A-F only. Pre: any 200-level DS course (with a minimum grade of C+).

PACE 470 Advocating for Children: Rights and Welfare (3)

Multi-disciplinary advocacy for children’s rights and welfare in various social and political systems; the role of families, justice, economics, media, race, culture, environment on policy-making for children. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: any 200-level DS course.

PACE 477 Culture and Conflict Resolution (3)

Conflict resolution techniques for major world culture. Emphasis on cultures of the Pacific Basin, Pacific Islands, and Asia. Pre: any DS course, or consent.

PACE 478 International Law and Disputes (3)

Management, prevention, resolution of international disputes and the role of international law. Pre: any Social Science 100 or 200 level course, or consent.

PACE 479 ‘Ike Kūpuna: Introduction to Indigenous Frameworks for Peace Building (3)

Survey of the concepts and major theories of indigenous epistemology that can create social change. Pre: any 100- or 200-level DS course.

PACE 480 Managing Human Conflict (3)

Introduction into the field of conflict analysis and resolution through the examination of theory and role-play. Major theories of conflict studies are considered and the forms of conflict resolution, such as negotiation, mediation, and arbitration. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: any 200-level DS course.

PACE 482 Research and Peace (3)

Introduction to and survey of the interdisciplinary field of peace research, combining theory, methodology, and empirical aspects. Sophomore standing or higher. Pre: any 200-level DS course. DS

PACE 485 Topics in Peace and Conflict Resolution (3)

Recent issues, practices in peace and conflict resolution. Repeatable one time. Pre: any DS course, or consent.

PACE 489 Hiroshima & Peace (3)

10-day intensive course at Hiroshima City University, Japan, in the 2-weeks before the annual August 6 commemoration of the atomic bombing. Home-stay with Japanese family. Sophomore standing. A-F only. Pre: any 200 level social science course, or consent.

PACE 495 Practicum and Internship (3)

The practicum and internship in Peace and Conflict Resolution provides an opportunity for students to apply the skills and concepts learned in earlier courses. Pre: any two other PACE courses or consent. (Cross-listed as PUBA 495)

PACE 621 Environmental Conflict Resolution (3)

Explore how environmental conflicts emerge and the efforts to find common ground for resolution. Examine the issues, debates, and theoretical aspects that help to explain and frame environmental conflict. Graduate students only. (Cross-listed as PLAN 621)

PACE 629 Negotiation & Conflict Resolution (3)

Negotiation as a foundational skill of conflict resolution;
mastery of negotiation skills for strategic dispute resolution; non-routine problem-solving, creating partnerships and alliances; crafting optimal agreements. Students participate in simulations and acquire vital leadership skills. Graduate standing only. Pre: one of the following courses with a minimum grade of B: 429, 447, 477, 647, 652, or 668; or PLAN 627; or COMG 455 or SOC 730; or LAW 508; or MGT 660. (Cross-listed as PLAN 629)

PACE 637 Gender: Law and Conflicts (V)

Examines how international law and domestic legal systems address and resolve conflicts regarding women’s rights, gender roles, and gender identity. Takes a comparative approach with emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region. (Cross-listed as LAW 547 and WGSS 647)

PACE 640 Seminar: Social Studies (3)

Study in trends, research, and problems of implementation in teaching field. Repeatable two times. Pre: teaching experience or consent.(Cross-listed as EDCS 640K)

PACE 647 Mediation: Theory and Practice (3)

Combined lecture, discussion, and mediation simulations. Theory of ADR field. Theory of major different models of mediation, both in the U.S. and internationally. Application of mediation process to categories of disputes, family, workplace, and international. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing, or departmental approval. (Once a year)

PACE 650 Dispute Resolution System Design (3)

Conflict prevention, management and resolution in the workplace. Design and implementation of effective systems integrating ADR and recent advances in dispute resolution methodology to government, health, nonprofit, educational, private sector and other institutions. Pre: graduate standing, or departmental approval.

PACE 652 Conflict Management for Educators (3)

Conflict resolution theory and practice for administrators, faculty and staff in educational organizations. K-12, community colleges and universities. Application and theory of negotiation, mediation, facilitation and hybrid ADR processes. Pre: EDEA 601 or EDEA 650, or consent. (Cross-listed as EDEA 652)

PACE 660 Family Mediation (3)

Theory and skills for practicing divorce and custody mediation. Negotiation and conflict intervention skills used by social workers, lawyers, and other intervenors in family conflict. Focus on Hawai‘i’s divorce and custody laws and practices. Repeatable one time. Graduate students only. A-F only. Pre: consent.

PACE 661 Collaboration Between Sectors (3)

Examine theories and practices of multisector collaboration (public, private, nonprofit). The use of collaboration as an alternative way of solving public problems. (Cross-listed as PLAN 661)

PACE 668 Facilitation: Facilitating Community and Organizational Change (3)

Advanced conflict resolution course. Covers key issues in the prevention, management and resolution of multiparty conflicts. Combined lecture, discussion, and simulations. A-F only. Graduate students only or departmental approval. (Once a year) (Cross-listed as PLAN 668)

PACE 690 Topics: Conflict Theory (V)

Recent issues of policy and practice in peace and conflict management theory. Repeatable up to 12 credits. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

PACE 695 Conflict Resolution Practicum (V)

Practice in conflict resolution skills. Open to candidates for Certificate in Conflict Resolution. Repeatable one time or up to three credits. A-F only. Pre: consent.

PACE 699 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Repeatable up to 9 credits. A-F only. Pre: departmental approval or consent.

PACE 790 Advanced Topics: Conflict Theory (3)

Advanced seminar covering issues of policy and practice in peace and conflict management theory. Repeatable one time. Graduate standing only. Pre: consent.