POLKVA43 Peace, Security and International Institutions 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Politics
International Relations
Preceding studies
Compulsory:
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Management
Curricula 2015 – 2017

Keywords

Strategic themes: Internationalisation, Sustainable development

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the study unit, students understand how international institutions work for peace and security and how they have answered to both local and global challenges. Students are able analyse and evaluate critically their functioning in the field of peace and security.

Contents

Peace, collective security, international and regional organisations, challenges for peace operations/crises management.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In Finnish
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
In English
Evaluation 
Numeric 1-5. 
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Thakur (2006), The United Nations, Peace and Security. From Collective Security to the Responsibility to Protect. Cambridge: Cambridge UP. (e-book) (3 ECTS)

and one of the following:  

Tavares, Regional security: the capacity of international organizations. Routledge 2009. (e-book) (2 ECTS)

Special Issue: UN Peacekeeping and the Use of Force. Journal of Strategic Studies, vol. 37(5), 2014. (e-material) (2  ECTS)

Kronsell-Svedberg (eds), Making Gender, Making War. Violence, Military and Peacekeeping Practices.  Routledge 2012. (e-book) (2 ECTS)

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Management
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Management
Faculty of Management
Human Rights, Politics and Law (Common Core Studies / JKK)
Faculty of Management
2017–2018
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
Faculty of Management