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Politics, media and war: 9/11 and its aftermaths

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Politics, media and war: 9/11 and its aftermaths

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 not only cost some 3,000 lives, they also deeply scarred the American consciousness and made a deep impact on US foreign policy and the world at large. This free course, Politics, media and war: 9/11 and its aftermaths, assesses the wider consequences of 9/11 not just on domestic and world politics, but also on the media.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • construct an argument with appropriate use of evidence, concepts and theories from the humanities and social sciences
  • communicate arguments, ideas and conclusions effectively, using styles and language appropriate to the subject, and be aware of your purpose and audience
  • demonstrate a familiarity with and ability to selectively and appropriately refer to key concepts, theories and debates relevant to understanding the phenomenon of and debates about contemporary terrorism and the international consequences of 9/11.

First Published: 10/08/2012

Updated: 26/04/2016

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