May 12, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

SOC 247: Sociology of Terrorism


(1 Unit)
ANTH 105 or SOC 101, or permission of instructor.
Terrorism has emerged as one of the major destabilizing elements of globalization, and remains a persistent problem in the modern world. This course serves as an introduction to the sociological study of terrorism. Topics include the economic, environmental, cultural and social conditions that lead to terrorism, the behavior of terrorist actors, cross-national networks of terror, the relationship between terrorists and mass media, and the world’s response both to ideologies of terror and specific incidents of terror. Schoene.