Terrorism & Political Violence

The course will offer detailed analysis of the problems and key debates in terrorism research. It will focus on issues of conceptualization, historical development and theoretical explanations.

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CREDIT:
4 or 6 ECTS

Over a decade after 9/11 terrorism research has established itself as an interdisciplinary subfield within political science coving insights from history, psychology, sociology and law. The course will offer detailed analysis of the problems and key debates in terrorism research. It will focus on issues of conceptualization, historical development, theoretical explanations and questions regarding counter-terrorism as well as the limitations within the field from both perspectives of traditional terrorism research and critical terrorism studies.

 

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Alexander Spencer

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