Dispute Resolution and Indigenous Peoples
Explores the theory and practice of negotiation and mediation within the context of public issues and disputes involving indigenous peoples. Includes a comparative examination of perspectives on negotiation of dominant society and indigenous peoples in Canadian and other settings. A critical approach is taken to the application of dominant society models of negotiation and mediation to conflict situations involving indigenous people, including the examination of historical factors, dynamics of power, and cross-cultural factors.
Prerequisites: 501 and 502 or permission of the department.
Graduate course in the Dispute Resolution program administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.