PoliticsPOLI172 Liberalism, the State, and the War on Terror

Examines the relation between the liberal State and perceived challenges to State sovereignty posed by transnational terrorism. How does terrorism as both a symbol and empirical phenomenon fit within the horizon of liberal ideology? What claim to sovereignty does the State make in the face of acts of terror? What political logic is required in/for a War on Terror? Students may not take both course 72 and this course for credit in the major.


Enrollment is restricted to politics and politics/Latin America and Latino studies majors during first and second pass enrollment.



Quarter offered



Thomas Serres