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17.559 / 17.560 Comparative Security and Sustainability, Fall 2004

Merchants sell their wares at the U. S.-Mexico border.
The U. S.-Mexico border at Tijuana. Merchants sell their wares as people move across the border. (Photo courtesy of Dennis S. Hurd.)

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Course Description

This course focuses on the complexities associated with security and sustainability of states in international relations. Covering aspects of theory, methods and empirical analysis, the course is in three parts, and each consists of seminar sessions focusing on specific topics.


Prof. Nazli Choucri

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session


Undergraduate / Graduate

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