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Course Name Culture, Diversity and Power in Dispute Resolution
Course Code LAW 6302P
Course Credits 6.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Must be a student in the Dispute Resolution LLM program OR have successfully completed LAW 6301: Theory and Practice of Dispute Resolution.
Course Description

Building on themes introduced in the Introductory Workshop and Theory course, this course explores the dynamics of culture in dispute resolution. Drawing on current literature and case examples, participants will have the opportunity to: Explore intrapersonal, interpersonal and intergroup dynamics of intercultural conflict; Examine cultural dimensions of specific conflict resolution processes; Analyze implicit meanings and cultural values of conflict resolution processes as they are practiced in a variety of sectors and settings, including private and public sector organizations and communities; Experience imaginative and creative tools for transforming cultural conflict; Learn about processes to address deep-rooted cultural conflict, including dialogue and appreciative inquiry.

Upcoming Offerings

Winter 2018

Summer 2019

Specialization Dispute Resolution
Status Elective
CPD Hours Eligible CPD Hours: LSUC (ON): 36.0 (3.0 Professionalism; 33.0 Substantive) Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.