Welcome to the class that helps improve your life & the world !
Introduction to Conflict Resolution
Poli Sci/Psych/Comm 6 homepage for Leah Halper's students
updated 31 August 2015
Mon 2:15-3, Tues 10:15-11, Weds. 11:15-noon, Thurs 12:45-1:30
Note: Your book is now on reserve at the Gavilan library front desk!You may want to check to see if you can get your text locally at BookSmart in Morgan Hill, www.mybooksmart.com , 80 E 2nd St., Morgan Hill, CA 95037 (408) 778-6467. Also, thank JESSICA for finding the first 18 pages online at http://books.google.com/books?id=w-JFDkEHJZ0C&printsec=frontcover&dq=getting+to+resolution&hl=en&sa=X&ei=XJkGVMr8DLHZigK8t4DgDw&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=falseAlso see how to save $ on books.
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Extra Credit Opportunities
GREEN FESTIVAL. Don't miss this amazing event, part education, part green shopping, part spectacle. It can change your life! April and November in SF. See http://www.greenfestivals.org/sf/updates/
FOOTPRINT. In the spirit of Gandhi, figure out how heavy an ecological footprint you leave, and report the results to me with information on whether or what this inspires you to change: http://www.nature.org/greenliving/carboncalculator/index.htm
VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY. Consider the link by Duane Elgin, founder of the Voluntary Simplicity movement, very much in Gandhi's footsteps. Write: which of the ten simplicities would you be willing to and able to try? Which would be hard for you, and why? http://www.simpleliving.net/webofsimplicity/the_garden_of_simplicity.asp
LOVE & CHOCOLATE. Do something to stop slave child labor in the cocoa harvest of Africa, upon which most of the chocolate industry in the world is based. Go tohttp://www.globalexchange.org/campaigns/fairtrade/cocoa/ and take some of the suggested actions; document what you do to turn it in for extra credit