PSC 347 Conflict, War, and Peace
This course delves deeply into international relations theory focusing on issues of war and peace. We will explore in depth the logic behind variants of several theoretical perspectives, including, but not limited to, liberalism, realism, constructivism, and other important schools of thought. During the course, we will explore issues more narrowly related to topics such as the democratic peace, deterrence, terrorism and asymmetric warfare, along with issues of cooperation and global governance. Counts as an advanced course in international relations. This course will be offered fall semester 2012-2013.
Prerequisite" Political Science 242 or permission of the instructor