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SOCL 315 - Terrorism


Credit(s): 3
3 hours lecture, 3 hours contact
This course provides a comprehensive exploration of contemporary terrorism. It focuses on the theories and cases related to the causes, perpetration, and results of terrorist activities. It includes an analysis of religious terrorism, ideological terrorism, gender-focused political violence, criminal enterprises and terrorist violence. Among the specific issues to be covered are the changing definitions and perceptions of terrorism; the origins of terrorism; the impact of terrorism upon community and media; tactics and targets; and the major scholarly issues in the field of terrorism.



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