Oct 22, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 334 - Comparative Civil Wars

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: At least one of PS 212 , PS 217 , PS 210  or permission of instructor)

The course introduces students to the comparative study of civil war.  We discuss conceptual issues, review arguments related to their origins, examine how they vary in terms of intensity, use of child soldiers, refugee movements, and violence against civilians, and investigate how they end.