2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    May 26, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSCI 268 - Peace and War

Through an examination and analysis of the various theories in the field of international relations as related to the origins, duration, and conclusion of wars. Looking at both historical and contemporary cases, we will assess the factors that contribute to the outbreak of war (i.e., nationalism, territory, economics and security dilemmas) as well as the emergence of peace (i.e., international institutions, alliances and the balance of power). The course concludes with an exploration of the challenges for preventing future wars and enhancing the possibility of peace.


Anticipated Terms Offered: ANNUALLY