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Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYSP 188 - Non-Violent Strategies of Conflict


Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4SS, WRi

Examines the ethical and strategic utility of nonviolent forms of action. Through readings of classic literature, modern political theory and case studies, the course explores issues including the concept and utility of violence; moral and strategic arguments for nonviolent forms of action; and practical methods of applying nonviolent action. Examines cases of successful and unsuccessful use of nonviolent resistance in Nazi-occupied Europe, India, the United States, and recent democratizations in Asia, Europe and Latin America. Enrollment limit: 14.
Instructor: K. Mani



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