War and Conflict: An Introduction
This course provides a broad overview to the existence of war, conflict and organized violence in our world. Special attention will be given to the shape and meaning of war in our time. We explore the cultural contexts of violence, and how it intersects with the global political order and contemporary theories of war. Students will explore the manner in which cultural ideas shape the representation and experience of war.
Editorial Revision September 21, 2009: GS231 Prerequisite revision due to GS102 deletion; effective September 1, 2009.