Ethics of Political Violence

POLSCI 314S

Engagement with questions of "what is done?" and "what ought to be done?" with respect to political violence. Topics include the institutionalization of violence by the state and quantitative and qualitative accounts of both state repression and rebellion in democracies and autocracies. Includes discussion of thinkers of the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, Industrial Revolution and post-colonial eras to understand ethics of the use of violence. One course.

Curriculum Codes: 

EI, SS