Politics of Terrorism

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for POLITICS 777.


Provides students with a critical understanding of terrorism and counter-terrorism politics, policy and practice in a globalised world. The course examines theories, causes, typologies and case studies of terrorism, as well as counterterrorism responses by states and the international community. It also engages with moral, ethical and political questions posed by the discursive battleground of terrorism and counterterrorism.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for POLITICS 777.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.

Availability 2023

Semester 2


Lecturer(s) Dr Fabio Scarpello


POLITICS 777: 15 points