Research Methodology on Conflict and International Crimes

2019-2020
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Doel vak

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with quantitative and
qualitative research methods to study international crimes, other gross
human rights violations and their aftermath.

At the end of the course the student:
A. Has knowledge of and insight into:
1. Quantitative and qualitative research methodology in relation to
international crimes;

B. Is capable of:
2. Interpreting empirical research findings on international crimes;
3. Choosing a suitable research design and analysis method for a
particular question on international crimes’ prevalence, etiology,
reaction and victims;
4. Reflecting critically on research methods, results and
implications.

C. Shows evidence of:
5. An independent, critical attitude with regard to existing theories
and knowledge;
6. An investigative, original and creative attitude with regard to
existing issues and solutions in relation to international criminal
justice and transitional justice;
7. Critical, analytical and normative reflection on academic research
and on research results.

We will achieve the objectives in two ways:
- field exercises
- assignments
- lectures

Inhoud vak

During the course we will discuss and practice various research methods
for the study of international crimes and transitional justice, such as
sampling, instrument design, interviewing, data analysis, statistical
testing, methods for regular social research as well as specific methods
for international crimes.

Onderwijsvorm

Two lectures a week for six weeks, starting from 25 November and with a
break from 16 December - 5 January (24 contact hours).

Toetsvorm

Written exam (100%)

Literatuur

Research Methods for International Crimes (2018). Bijleveld, C.C.J.H.
Eleven publishers, The Hague.

Doelgroep

The course is open to master students ICC. Apart from regular ICC
students, the course is also open to a limited number of exchange
students and students of the master Law and Politics of International
Security.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode R_Res.meth.c
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P2+3
Vakniveau 600
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid
Vakcoördinator dr. M.P. Bolhuis
Examinator dr. M.P. Bolhuis
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