17.436 Territorial Conflict

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Examines why territorial conflicts arise in the first place, why some of these conflicts escalate to high levels of violence and why other territorial disputes reach settlement, thereby reducing a likely source of violence between states. Readings draw upon political geography and history as well as qualitative and quantitative approaches to political science.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.436 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. T. Fravel.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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