• POLS-4413 International Conflict

    An examination of the causes of conflict, the ethics of conflict, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The first section of the course will discuss the causes and ethics of violence while concentrating on riots, terrorism, revolution, and other expressions of conflict. The second section of the course will examine interstate conflict, including war. The course readings are interdisciplinary and include some sociology, psychology, anthropology, and history. This course is normally offered in the spring semester of odd-numbered years.