Oct 06, 2022  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 4960 Political Violence and Terrorism

4 semester hours

This course explores the nature of political violence with a central focus on civil war and terrorism. It examines the major theories political scientists have generated to explain the development and outcomes of political violence, including what motivates people to participate, why violent groups adopt particular strategies, and how governments engage and respond.

Prerequisite: POLS 1600 .