Weeks 6 and 7

Weeks 6 and 7: Non-Violence in Scholarship and Practice Parts 1&2

Lectures:

  1. Scholarly and Religious Foundations for Nonviolence
  2. Gandhi, India, and Historical Context
  3. Use of Nonviolent Techniques in Social Movements

 

Videos:

6.1  Jack Duvall’s Bringing down a dictator 

6.2  Video modules with Michigan Peace Team

 

Readings:

6.1 Barash, Approaches to Peace, Chapter 4 and Chapter 5 (pgs. 167-222)

6.2 Schepper-Hughes, Violence and its Alternatives, Section VII (pgs.293-350).

Schepper-Hughes – Undoing: Social Suffering and the Politics of Remorse in the New South Africa

Schepper-Hughes – The Witness

Schepper-Hughes – The Wet Bag and Other Phantoms

Schepper-Hughes – The Treatment of Children

Schepper-Hughes – From When Victims Become Killers

Schepper-Hughes – From Trauma and Recovery

Schepper-Hughes – From The Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter

Schepper-Hughes – From The Burden of Memory

Schepper-Hughes – From The Body in Pain

Schepper-Hughes – Denaturalizing Disaster

Schepper-Hughes – Colonial War & Mental Disorders

 

Assignments:

 See Class Blog

Due Dates for Week 6-7:

Blog post should be submitted on Word Press no later than 11:59 pm EST on Saturday, August 13th.

Blog post comments should be submitted on WordPress no later than 11:59 pm EST on Wednesday, August 17th.

Short answers should be submitted on WordPress no later than 11:59 pm EST on Wednesday, August 17th.

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