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School of Politics and International Relations

POL256 War in World Politics

War in World Politics POL256 (POL256B - Spring) 

Credits: 15
Semester: 2
Timetable:

Seminar Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 12 pm - 1 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 2 pm - 3 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 4 pm - 5 pm Lecture Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Wednesday 10 am - 11 am

Module Convenor: Dr Katharine Hall
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

This module examines the study of war in world politics, investigating the practices of war in the modern international system and the key concerns surrounding them today. The module surveys three interrelated issues: the connections between war, violence and politics; war and socio-political change; and war as normative problem.

Connected course(s): Compulsory for: None, Semi-compulsory for: L250, L25Y
Assessment: Item 1: 40% Fact Sheet (1000 words) Item 2: 60% Review Essay (2000 words)
Level: 5

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