Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 356

Ethno-political violence from hate crimes to genocide


Description

Examines the causes and prevention of ethno-political violence. Forms of violence examined include: hate crimes; ethnic and religious conflict; revolution, insurgency and civil war; mass killings and genocide.

Students will become familiar with the main theories and explanations of this violence, numerous case studies and policies for their prevention.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Availability 2020

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Chris Wilson

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

POLITICS 356: 15.0 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.


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