POG 426 Contemporary Global Conflicts

This course explores the sources, effects and proposed resolutions of contemporary political conflicts. It examines typologies of conflict and violence, different explanations of current conflicts, the impact of globalization on the nature of political violence, and attempts (successful or otherwise) at conflict resolution. It complements this theoretical discussion with a detailed analysis of several studies of contemporary conflict drawn from various parts of the world: Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe or the Americas. (Global) Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisite: POG 225 or POL 208 or POL 540 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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