Topic: War and Politics
|Time||Days||Location||Instructor||GER||Credit||OPUS Class Number||Syllabus (Tentative)|
Tarbutton Hall 218
This class covers a variety of topics regarding the nature, causes, prosecution, and consequences of war. Specific topics discussed include counterinsurgency, deterrence, public opinion and war, economic development and war, democracy and war, civil-military relations, civil war, ethnicity and war, mass killing during war, and others. This class is most appropriate for students who have already taken POLS 110.
Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- 1996. A Rumor of War. ISBN: 9780805046953.Henry Holt & Company
- 2002. Clausewitz. ISBN: 9780192802576.Oxford University Press, Incorporated
- 2000. From Voting to Violence: Democratization and Nationalist Conflict. ISBN: 9780393974812.W. W. Norton & Company
- 2002. Democracies at War. ISBN: 9780691089492.Princeton University Press
- 2009. How Wars End. ISBN: 9780691140605.Princeton University Press
- 2009. In Time of War: Understanding American Public Opinion from World War II to Iraq. ISBN: 9780226043593.University of Chicago Press
|Assignment/Exam||Details||% of Total Grade|
|Several Short Papers||NA||Unknown%|
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