Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 709

Political Extremism


Description

Considers the political context behind a range of forms of modern extremism, including fascism and other forms of dictatorship, genocide, the persecution of minorities, far-right white nationalism and religious and political terrorism.

Investigate cases such as the Nazi regime; Stalin’s Soviet Union; the Cambodian, Indonesian and other genocides; al Qaeda; Islamic State / ISIS; far right terrorism and neo-Nazis so as to identify common pathways to extremism.

Assessment

Coursework

Availability 2020

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

POLITICS 709: 15.0 points


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