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JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-596
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

JLC-596
001
JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Psychology of Terrorism and Political Violence

In this course students explore why people participate in political violence or terrorism; what psychological theories say about decisions to participate and how individuals and groups respond to violence; how these psychology theories compare to "rational" explanations of terrorism and political violence; and other related questions in a rigorous, analytical way.