SOC 375 - Intergroup Conflict and Coexistence: Religion, Ethnicity and Culture
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
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May not be repeated for credit.
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This course will examine examples of intranational and international conflict with an emphasis on the role of social identity in conflict. The course will provide an overview of interdisciplinary theories that help to understand the nature of such conflict (psychological, sociological, environmental, etc.), and will then review current coalition building, co-resistance, and coexistence work among various groups. The ongoing conflict in Palestine and Israel will be the primary case study used in this course. In class, we will utilize experiential activities to enhance learning about intergroup conflict and coexistence work. Questions regarding this course should be directed to The Program on Intergroup Relations, 734-936-1875,, 1214 South University.

Course Requirements:

Students will write two papers and develop a media-based project.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for students who may have had a previous course in sociology, psychology, or global studies, and are interested in intergroup relations, intergroup conflict, specifically how religion, ethnicity, and culture relate to these areas of study.

Class Format:

The class is taught as a combination of small and large group discussion and experiential learning activities.

SOC 375 - Intergroup Conflict and Coexistence: Religion, Ethnicity and Culture
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001 (SEM)
20Fr or So or Jr
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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