POLI 209 - Public Security and Terrorism

Public Security and Terrorism

POLI 209
Public Security and Terrorism

  • Winter (January 13 - April 20, 2021)
  • Winter (January 6 - April 13, 2022)

Undergraduate, 3 credits


Direct Access Fee:

$52.5 CAD + applicable taxes.


This course provides an overview of modern terrorism and its evolution, focusing on terrorist movements, groups and incidents in many parts of the world over time. The readings will provide a framework for understanding the theory behind terrorism, its roots, goals, and ideologies, as well as its relation to governments, the media and the public.


NOTE: Students who have received credit for this topic under a POLI 298 number may not take this course for credit.


Understanding Terrorism, Edition 6, Gus Martin, EISBN: eText ISBN: 9781506385822, Sage

Registration Information

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Course Outline

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