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TERRORISM, INSURGENCY AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE

TERRORISM, INSURGENCY AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE

GRADO EN ESTUDIOS GLOBALES/GLOBAL STUDIES

Curso 2021/2022

1. Subject Information

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Code
109035
Plan
290
ECTS
4.00
Type
Opcional
Year
3
Duration
Second semester
Area
CIENCIA POLÍTICA Y DE LA ADMINISTRACIÓN
Departament
Derecho Público General
Virtual platform

Campus Virtual de la Universidad de Salamanca

Professor Information

Profesor/Profesora
Elena María Gil Moreno
Group/s
Único
Departament
Derecho Público General
Area
Ciencia Política y de la Administración
Centre
Fac. Derecho
Office
Espacio ACPA, Planta Jardín
Office hours
-
Web address
https://acpa-usal.com/member/dra-elena-gil-moreno/
E-mail
elenagm@usal.es
Telephone
923 29 44 00 - Ext. 1617

2. Association of the subject matter within the study plan

Curricular area to which the subject matter pertains.

Political Science

Purpose of the subject within the curricular area and study plan.

Elective, political behavior

Professional profile.

Political Science

3. Prerequisites

-

4. Learning objectives

-

5. Contents

Theory.

Radicalization and recruitment to terrorist gropus

Theories on causes of terrorism and political violence

Counter-terrorist challenges

Actor types

Political violence and world religions

Strategies and tactics

Issues in modern terrorism and political violence

6. Competences acquired

Basic / General.

CB2, CB3, CB4 CG1, CG2, CG4

Specific.

 CE2, CE15, CE20

7. Teaching methods

Lecture, Seminars, Debates, practical assignments

8. Anticipated distribution of the use of the different teaching methods

9. Resources

Reference books.

  • White, J. (2002). Terrorism: An Introduction. 4th ed. Belmont: Wadsworth/Thompson Learning
  • Hoffman, B. (2006) Inside Terrorism, Revised Edition. (New York: Columbia University Press)
  • Shapiro, J. N. a. (2013). The terrorist's dilemma: managing violent covert organizations. (Princeton´, NJ.: Princeton University Press).
  • Brown, M.E. et al (2010) Contending with Terrorism: Roots, Strategies, and Responses. (Boston: The MIT Press)
  • Koppel, T. (2015) Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath (New York: Crown/Penguin/Random House).
  • Hoffman, B. e., & Reinares, F. e. (2014). The evolution of the global terrorist threat : from 9/11 to Osama bin Laden's death. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • John Mueller, The Atomic Terrorist, CATO Institute. January 2010.
  • Anthony Richards, Conceptualizing Terrorism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015), pp. 23-65 and pp. 114-126.
  • Charles Tilly, The Politics of Collective Violence, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003)
  • David Apter, ed., The Legitimization of Violence, (New York: new York University Press, 1997)
  • Sophie Body-Gendrot and Pieter Spierenburg, eds.,Violence in Europe, (Rotterdam: Erasmus University, 2010)

10. Assessment

Assessment tools.

  • Assignments 40%
  • Theoretical assesment tasks 60%

Guidelines in the case of failing the subject.

Evaluation tools will be the same.

11. Weekly teaching organization