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

Oct 18th 2021
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 [...]
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Violences et religions (Coursera)

Oct 11th 2021
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 [...]
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Violence Against Healthcare (Coursera)

Oct 11th 2021
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Religion, Conflict and Peace (edX)

Explore the diverse and complex roles that religions play in both promoting and mitigating violence. In this course, we will explore a series of contemporary conflicts in different regions of the world with a special focus on identifying and analyzing the diverse and complex roles that religions play in [...]
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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 [...]
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Community Awareness: Police Brutality in the U.S. (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
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 [...]
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Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change (Coursera)

Sep 27th 2021
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 [...]
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Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities (FutureLearn)

Sep 27th 2021
Understanding Violence Against Women: Myths and Realities (FutureLearn)
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Learn how to challenge attitudes that lead to violence against women and develop your knowledge of this human rights issue. The United Nations considers violence against women to be a grave violation of human rights of epidemic proportions. Such violence has profoundly negative consequences for individuals, communities and entire [...]
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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 [...]
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