GOVT 4403

GOVT 4403

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

The goal of the course is to introduce students to the study of the nexus between violence and the creation of the modern state. It is intended to familiarize students with the role that war and other forms of violence have played in shaping the state in comparative perspective. Relying on the emergence of the modern state in Western Europe as a point of departure, the course studies the processes of state formation and state building in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (SBA-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16033GOVT 4403  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode:
    Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.