SOC 316. Global Crime and Terrorism.
Students are introduced to international crime and terrorism in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries through study of government-organized Armenian Genocide, the Holocaust and the Nuremberg Tribunal, and the initiation of human rights laws following the end of World War II. Students are introduced to the study and structure of international terrorism that has emanated from the Neo-Salafi and Wahhabi ideology of Radical Muslims beginning in the 20th century after the state of Israel was formed. Other types of organized crime that are discussed will include the following: corruption, drug trafficking, weapons trafficking, and human trafficking. The new International Criminal Court is introduced to students as well as international civil cases involving human rights violations. Equates with CRIM 316.