2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
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2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSCI 144 - Religion and International Relations

This course will introduce students to the theoretical approaches in international relations and their application for understanding the connection between religion, secularism, and international relations. Using historical and contemporary cases, the course examines the impact of religion, secularism, and globalization on interstate relations, war, and peace. Questions to be considered include: How do we understand religion’s impact on international relations? How do religion and secularism affect state behavior? How do religion and secularism relate to globalization? The course will look at the relationship between religion and other aspects of international relations, including human rights, gender, nationalism, modernity, democracy, and ethnic conflict.


Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: GP

Anticipated Terms Offered: EVERY OTHER YEAR