Examines governance and political factors relating to human security and peacebuilding, including good governance and global governance. Explores the negotiated relationships among multiple interest groups and stakeholders at local and global levels. Utilizes an interdisciplinary approach linking local with global concerns. Examines issues of representation, access, accountability, participatory decision-making, transparency, conflict-management, gender-based violence, gender equity, state sovereignty, the rule of law, integrated peacebuilding initiatives, and the relationship between civil society and the state. Prerequisites: HSPB500, HSPB600, HSPB530, HUMS551, HSPB515, HSPB540.