Sources, Causes and Solutions
IN THIS SUBJECT :
We have examined conflict as a source of historic
- The cultural and contextual roots of major conflicts
- The immediate and longer term impact of these conflicts
- How the modern world is shaped by its recent troubled
We have also largely focussed on international affairs
and hostilities which has involved (and changed) the
END OF THE COLD WAR
"What we may be witnessing is not just the end of the
Cold War, or the passing of a particular period of post-
war history, but the end of history as such: that is, the
end point of mankind's ideological evolution and the
universalization of Western liberal democracy as the
final form of human government."
Francis Fukiyama, 1992, The End of History
CONFLICTS REMAINS IN MOST PARTS OF
1991-present – Gulf War
1991-early 2000s – the break-up of Yugoslavia
1991-present – collapse of the Soviet Union
2001- The War on Terror
What are the causes of these conflicts?
How have these widened to be major problems in the
international community and an influence on foreign
Why are they not resolved?
Multimodal presentation – oral performance +
In-class essay using sources provided
Don’t forget the blog!