Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC1022: Violence in World Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975. Eichmann In Jerusalem: a Report on the Banality of Evil. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.:Penguin Books, 1994

Baaz, Maria Eriksson, and Maria Stern. "Why do soldiers rape? Masculinity, violence, and sexuality in the armed forces in the Congo (DRC)." International Studies Quarterly 53.2 (2009): 495-518.

Barkawi, Tarak, and Mark Laffey. "The imperial peace: democracy, force and globalization." European Journal of International Relations 5.4 (1999): 403-434.

Davis, Angela Y. Are prisons obsolete?. Seven Stories Press, 2011.

Devji, Faisal. "The paradox of nonviolence." Public Culture 23, no. 2 (2011): 269-274.

Fanon, Frantz, 1925-1961. The Wretched of the Earth. New York :Grove Press, 1968.

Galtung, Johan, and Tord Höivik. "Structural and direct violence: A note on operationalization." Journal of Peace Research 8.1 (1971): 73-76.

Galtung, Johan. "Cultural violence." Journal of peace research 27.3 (1990): 291-305.

Howard, Michael. War and the liberal conscience: The George Macaulay Trevelyan lectures in the University of Cambridge, 1977. Anaya-Spain, 1986.

Guru, Gopal. Humiliation: Claims and Context. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009

Nandy, Ashis. "The invisible holocaust and the journey as an exodus: the poisoned village and the stranger city." Postcolonial Studies: Culture, Politics, Economy 2, no. 3 (1999): 305-329.

Shepherd, Laura J. Gender, violence and security: Discourse as practice. Zed Books, 2008.