Course Detail


Advanced Seminar in Sociology


A seminar exploring a diverse array of issues in contemporary terrorism, beginning with the conceptualization and essential background of terrorism. Topical areas include the role of religion and ideology in domestic, international and ethnic terrorism; terrorism and the media; civil liberties and civil rights; counter-terrorism; policy, technology and the future of terrorism; homeland security and responding to the tragedy of September 11.

Prerequisites and Notes

Third or fourth year standing and permission of the instructor.