IGST 0436


Terrorism has taken on new dimensions in an age dominated by technology and mass media. It has continued to cause carnage as terrorists around the globe continue to resist violently real or perceived oppression. In this course we will examine the breeding grounds for terrorist activities and interrogate the global connections behind local and national extremist/terrorist groups. We will explore ethno-national and religious terrorist groups from Asia, Europe, and Latin America, and probe white supremacist groups in the U.S. The aim of the course is to develop critical understanding of the phenomenon of terrorism, the local-global connections, and the challenges associated with terrorism in the 21st century. 3 hrs. sem.
International & Global Studies
International & Global Studies
Requirements Fulfilled:
Equivalent Courses:
IGST 0236
GEOG 0236
GEOG 0436
INTL 0436
SOAN 0436
GRMN 0436

Sections in Fall 2021

Fall 2021

IGST0436A-F21 Seminar (Mayer)
IGST0436B-F21 Seminar (Mayer)