PACS 211: Security Studies

Security studies is an inter-disciplinary course in terms of theories and practices. The prime concern of the course is to disseminate knowledge about the core issues of security studies – traditional and non-traditional. It looks into developing students’ understanding of underlying security values and holistic nature of security threats. Students begin to recognize diverse security issues and explore it form a gender, environmental, cultural and transitional perspective. They analyze neo-security threats both at home and abroad. It improves their knowledge about concept and issues of security along with developing comprehensive thinking about the issues and factors that lead to the state of insecurity. Moreover, students begin to learn security –insecurity dilemma of South Asia and explore mechanisms that might contain it.

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