Ethnic and Civil Conflict
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Area of Study
Goals: To explore the use of ethnic identities as a source of collective political mobilization. To examine the implications of ethnic conflicts for global peace and for the present character of the state. Content: Emphasis on theoretical works and selected case studies from the contemporary world. Students will be encouraged to develop independent perspectives regarding both the sources of ethno-national politicization in the contemporary world and viable means of minimizing prospects that such politicization will contribute to tension and conflict with members of other groups that are perceived as distinct. Extensive case studies will be drawn from various parts of the world. Taught: Alternate years. Credits: 4
Ozkececi-Taner, Binnur, "PSCI3570-01.Ethnic and Civil Conflict.Sp16.Ozkececi-Taner,Binnur" (2016). Syllabi. 7066.