857-0009-00L  Political Violence

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersA. Wenger, L.‑E. Cederman
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for Comparative and International Studies MSc.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
857-0009-00 SPolitical Violence2 hrs
Wed13:15-15:00IFW D 42 »
A. Wenger, L.‑E. Cederman

Catalogue data

AbstractThis course offers an introduction to political violence in domestic and international politics. The course covers explanations of interstate wars, theories of civil and ethnic wars and regional conflict. Other topics include new threats, including transnational terrorist networks and other non-state actors, and the relationship between conflict and nation-building and democratization processes.
ObjectiveThis course offers an introduction to political violence in domestic and international politics. The course covers explanations of interstate wars, theories of civil and ethnic wars and regional conflict. Other topics include new threats, including transnational terrorist networks and other non-state actors, and the relationship between conflict and nation-building and democratization processes.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits8 credits
ExaminersA. Wenger, L.-E. Cederman
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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Restrictions

PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupComparative and International Studies MA (863100)

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ProgrammeSectionType
Comparative and International Studies MasterCore SeminarsWInformation