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Fall 2021
Sep 20, 2021
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SOCI 389 - Cultures of Violence
The use of violence as a cultural and political weapon dates back over 2000 years. This course explores key foundational topics by defining types of violence, introducing the history and causes of violence, as well as discussing environments of violence (domestic, global, religious, etc.), tactics, targets, and counterterrorism. Contemporary information regarding ethnic violence, emerging terrorist movements, and social media and violence are also included. Junior/senior status recommended. (General Education - Global Issues and Cultures and General Education Electives) Three credit hours.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Second Degree, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Govt, Criminology, & Sociology Department

Course Attributes:
GNED-Global Issues & Cultures

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