GOVT 6897

GOVT 6897

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

This course will examine a variety of international relations theories in studying a broad range of security issues, including the causes of war, alliance formation, balance-of-power politics, security regimes, nuclear and conventional deterrence, the democratic peace, military strategy, international terrorism, and domestic constraints on the use of force. We will use a variety of theoretical perspectives to investigate these and other issues, paying particular attention to evaluating the theoretical arguments with both historical and systematic evidence. 

When Offered Spring.

Course Subfield (IR)
Course Attribute (EC-LASP)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one independent study.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18308 GOVT 6897   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18311 GOVT 6897   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Ba, O

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies