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Humanitarian Intervention and Peacekeeping - PICT915

Since the end of the Cold War the nature and scale of humanitarian intervention and peacekeeping operations under the auspices of the United Nations and regional bodies have become a key feature of the evolving international security environment. Why these operations occur, who authorises them, who becomes involved, what underpins them from a legal and ethical perspective and what challenges they face will all be examined and critically analysed in this unit. In addition, an evaluation of theories behind concepts such as responsibility to protect and their practical application through a series of case studies will provide students with a deep understanding of this crucial dynamic of the 21st century.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: Voluntary)

Staff Contact(s): Department of Security Studies and Criminology staff

Admission to MPICT or MCPICT or PGDipPICT or GradDipPICT or GradDipCPICT or MPICTMIntSecSt or MCPICTMIntSecSt or MIntSecStud or GradDipIntSecStud or GradCertIntSecStud or MIntPubDip Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ISS815
Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Security Studies and Criminology

Faculty of Arts

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