NYU Steinhardt

Terrorism, Nationalism, and Education

  • Course Number: INTE-UE 1532
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: What is the relationship between extremism & education? This course examines instances & theories of national, ideological, ethnic, religious, & political extremism & their relationship to education. Course participants will analyze how state authorities, rebel movements, extremist associations, & ethnic & religious organizations mobilize youth populations, shape public narratives, & use, manipulate, or abuse ideologies that lay claim to collective identities during the development & transformation of extremist movements. The course pays particular attention to the ways that educational systems have worked to foment & prevent extremism in comparative & cross-national contexts. Liberal Arts Core/CORE Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Society & Social Sciences
  • Old Course Number: E53.1532