GOVT 7274

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

This course provides a survey of classic and contemporary work on civil war by political scientists.  It begins by exploring the conceptualization of civil wars, including an assessment of how social scientists study civil war.  It then dives into the literature on the causes, dynamics of, and consequences of civil war.  The last part of the class looks at conflict management and investigates how civil wars end. 

When Offered Fall.

Course Subfield (CP, IR)

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt