War and Political Violence
An advanced introduction to violence and war, paying particular attention to why conflicts begin, how they escalate and what can be done to build a sustainable peace. Students explore the main theories of political violence, as well as key themes such as post-conflict reconstruction, sexual violence, reconciliation, humanitarian intervention and terrorism.
Not taught in 2022
POLITICS 303: 15 points
30 points at Stage II in Politics and International Relations or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights