This course examines the use of violence in revolutionary processes: demonstrations, mass uprisings, coup d'état, assassination, and terrorism.
What you can learn.
- Identify the causes of violence and the various forms it takes
- Explain how violence is used by revolutionary forces to achieve political goals
- Explain how international institutions and states can prevent the use of violence
- Use various tools to study the phenomenon of political violence
About this course:Examination of one or several different uses of violence in revolutionary process: demonstration, mass uprising, coup d'etat, assassination, and terrorism. Transferable for UC credit.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.