POLS 3430: Revolution, Civil War, and Insurrection
Lecture - 4 credits
- Explores various types of conflict settlements and their implications for peace and reconciliation.
- Why do civil wars break out in some places but not others?
- What does it take to start a revolution?
- Why do some conflicts last decades, and what can be done to mitigate their costs?
- Examines why civil conflicts begin, how they are fought, and how they end.
- Substantive topics include strategies of insurgency and counterinsurgency; the role of ethnicity, religion, and gender; and the relationship between economic factors and conflict.
- Students leverage fundamental concepts and theories in comparative politics to analyze civil conflicts in a wide range of country contexts.
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