Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC1022: Violence in World Politics

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 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.

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.

Coward, Martin. Urbicide: The politics of urban destruction. Routledge, 2008.

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.

Huntington, Samuel P. "The clash of civilizations?" Foreign affairs (1993): 22-49.

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

Žižek, Slavoj. "Violence: Six sideways reflections." (2008).