Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, students will be able to do the following:

10.1 Identify factors that create vulnerabilities to violent conflict

10.2 Distinguish micro-level and macro-level factors that contribute to violent conflict

10.3 Identify conflict trends in developing and developed countries

10.4 Compare and contrast types of warfare and violent conflict

10.5 Assess efforts of the international community to avoid reoccurrence of violent conflicts