2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin

ISP 335 Violence in the Pursuit of Justice

3 hours 

This interdisciplinary course investigates the complex relationship of violence to justice. Focusing on primarily on forms of organized violence such as war, genocide, revolution, colonialism, and slavery, the course examines the origins of violence and the socio-political and moral arguments used to justify it.




ENG 201 and junior standing or above


This course satisfies the John Jay College Option: Justice in Global Perspective (300-level) area of the Gen Ed Program.