GOVT 689: International Security

Fall Semester Course

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This seminar offers an introduction to the field of international security studies. A brief overview of analytical perspectives (in weeks 2-4) is followed by a survey of various topics in “traditional” (weeks 5-9) and “new” (weeks 10-12) security studies. A final week 14 concludes with a consideration of some broader topics. The seminar assumes basic familiarity with international relations theory.