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2018-2019 Catalog
SYP 4411: Sociology of War and Peace

Course Description for Sociology of War and Peace

SYP4411: Sociology of War and Peace
This course will examine war, violence, and peace from sociological and cross-cultural perspective. The course will cover the core perspectives, ideas and analytical studies explaining the nature and causes of conflict and possibilities for its resolution. This course should provide students with a set of tools for analysis of contemporary civil and international conflict. Additionally, students will learn how to use evidence and theory effectively in explanation and argument about these conflicts.