857-0009-00L  Political Violence

SemesterAutumn Semester 2018
LecturersA. Wenger, L.‑E. Cederman
Periodicityyearly course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for Comparative and International Studies MSc.


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.