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Community Awareness: Police Brutality in the U.S. (Coursera)

Jul 4th 2022
Community Awareness: Police Brutality in the U.S. (Coursera)
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The tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have sparked a wave of renewed protests against police brutality across the United States. These nationwide uprisings have transformed into an intense interest from the public around understanding systemic racism and abuse of power. Millions of Americans and [...]

Firearm Purchaser Licensing Teach-Out: The Background Check Policy Not Enough People Are Talking About (Coursera)

Jul 4th 2022
Firearm Purchaser Licensing Teach-Out: The Background Check Policy Not Enough People Are Talking About (Coursera)
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The best available evidence shows that comprehensive background checks by themselves are insufficient at reducing gun violence, but strong bodies of research demonstrate that states with comprehensive background checks coupled with firearm purchaser licensing, or permit-to-purchase laws, have significantly fewer firearm-involved homicides, fatal mass shootings, and suicides. Additionally, public [...]

Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change (Coursera)

Jul 4th 2022
Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change (Coursera)
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Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change is designed to provide learners with the best available science and insights from top scholars across the country as well as the skills to understand which interventions are the most effective to offer a path forward for reducing gun violence in [...]

Understanding Violence (Coursera)

We are so pleased to have you join us as we investigate this crucial topic. Violence is a leading cause of death, disability and health care use worldwide. Violence is a complex problem and can only be understood and reduced though a multidisciplinary approach. This course introduces you [...]

Violences et religions (Coursera)

Jun 20th 2022
Violences et religions (Coursera)
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La question « violences et religions » est d’actualité, et pas seulement depuis les attentats d’Al-Qaïda ou de Daech. Pour bien la comprendre, ce cours propose de prendre du recul et de l’envisager sous un angle historique et comparatiste. Le domaine concerné étant l’espace euro-méditerranéen, ce sont essentiellement le [...]

Violence Against Healthcare (Coursera)

Jun 20th 2022
Violence Against Healthcare (Coursera)
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At the global level, there are many countries marked by violence affecting health care. The 'Health care in danger' project aims to establish practical measures and recommendations that can be implemented on the ground by policy-makers, humanitarian organizations and health professionals. In view of the multiplicity of actors and [...]

Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory and Practice (Coursera)

Terrorism has arguably been one of the defining factors of our age. It frequently makes headlines, threatening or attacking governments, private business and ordinary citizens. And in many parts of the world, it has been one of the most important threats to peace, security and stability. But what does [...]

New Approaches to Countering Terror: Countering Violent Extremism (Coursera)

The “New Approaches to Countering Terror: Countering Violent Extremism” course offered by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), is a multi-week interactive course designed to help students explore both pragmatic and philosophical challenges that continue to shape the evolution of Countering Violent [...]

Drugs, Peace, and Development: Rethinking Policy (FutureLearn)

Jun 6th 2022
Drugs, Peace, and Development: Rethinking Policy (FutureLearn)
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Gain insights into the relationships between illicit drug economies, peacebuilding, and development in borderland regions. Explore new ways to tackle drugs, development, and peacebuilding challenges. There is growing awareness that the ‘war on drugs’ has failed and that there is a need for reformed drug policies. But what does [...]

Forced Marriage: Challenges and Dilemmas (FutureLearn)

Develop your knowledge of human rights and societal issues as you explore the impact of forced marriage and measures to combat it. Learn how to define forced marriages. Forced marriage is recognised internationally as a violation of women and children’s human rights and as a form of violence against [...]