17.523 Ethnic Conflict in World Politics


Class Info

Ethnic and racial conflict appear to be the hallmark of the post-Cold War world. Students explore the rise of ethnic/racial and nationalist sentiments and movements; the basis of ethnic and racial identity; the political claims and goals of such movements, and whether conflict is inevitable. Introduces the dominant theoretical approaches to race, ethnicity, and nationalism, and considers them in light of current events in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.523 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by M. Nobles.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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