17.581 Riots, Rebellions, Revolutions

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Examines different types of violent political conflict. Compares and contrasts several social science approaches (psychological, sociological, and political) and analyzes their ability to explain variation in outbreak, duration and outcome of conflict. Examines incidents such as riots in the US during the 1960's, riots in India, the Yugoslav wars, and the Russian Revolution, in addition to current international events.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.581 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by R. Petersen.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-375.

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

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