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Order, Chaos, and Violence


This course focuses on the role of violence in terms of the disruption and maintenance of order as socio-cultural adaptive strategies. Various forms of violence in human societies around the world are examined from cross-cultural and multi-ethnic perspectives with an emphasis on differing worldviews and the reasons for violence. This course is crosslisted with CJS 478. Prerequisites: ISANTH 110 or CJS 101 and SOC 301. Spring, even years.