30 hours plus conference, 3 credits Examination of violence, security, and conflict in the politics of each world region. Study of civil war, political conflict, civil strife, economic protest, identity-based discrimination, crime, vigilantism, and other forms of violence in countriesÂ¿ development and contemporary conditions. The roles, influences, and power of military, police and other security forces in the politics of countries around the world. Patterns in national and international policies on crime, terrorism, and military conflict. Class Notes: +CONFERENCE TBA.