Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: SOC                                     Course Number: 206                                    
Course Title: The Sociology of Conflict and Dispute Resolution
Subject: Sociology
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Focuses on why there are struggles over income, property and power on the interpersonal, community, national, and international levels. Examines the causes of disputes, the difficulties that arise in resolving them, the alternative methods for settling them (conciliation, mediation, arbitration, adjudication) and the advantages of peaceful resolution.

Prerequisite: ENG 101 and SOC 101.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: