UT Dallas 2014 Graduate Catalog

PSCI6361 - Political Violence and Terrorism

PSCI 6361 (PPPE 6361) Political Violence and Terrorism (3 semester credit hours) In this discussion-based seminar, we will cover the topics of terrorism, political violence, and civil war. We will examine concepts, causes, and consequences of different types of political violence. Additionally, we will discuss topics relevant to research, including discussions of different approaches (quantitative, qualitative, and formal) and a perusal of different data sources. We will take advantage of literature from multiple disciplines. (3-0) T