Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2005/2006
Canadian Excellence

GS231
War and Conflict: An Introduction
0.5 Credit

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.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
GS100, GS101 or GS102, or permission of the co-ordinator.
Exclusions
GS230.