The Study of Terrorism in Context
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Examines the history and evolution of terrorism, and the relative impact of terrorism upon contemporary international relations, the state and domestic societies. The course addresses several themes, such as the contested nature of the concept of terrorism and its causes, the motivations of actors, the structure and organization of terrorist groups, the relationship of terrorism to the changing nature of warfare and technology, and the nature of writings and ideologies that incite political violence.

Additional Course Information
Registration status: Year 4 Honours Political Science; PO220 and/or PO231.