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Wars of Recognition: Terrorism and Political Violence (12 points)


Leader: Staff

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: A critical assessment of the adequacy of traditional social and political categories (including the social contract, the nation-state, sovereignty, citizenship and democracy, the public/private distinction, human rights and ethnicity and even the notion of power itself) for the twenty-first century. Particular attention will be paid to techniques for managing continuing difference like enlarged democracy and federalist solutions to devolution of power.

Assessment: Essay (6000 words): 50% + Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: 2 hour seminar per week

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