POLITICS 303

War and Political Violence


Description

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.

Availability 2022

Not taught in 2022

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

POLITICS 303: 15 points

Prerequisites

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