Practice and Policies of Political Repression in Modern World

Course Information
TitleΠολιτικές και Πρακτικές Καταστολής στον Σύγχρονο Κόσμο / Practice and Policies of Political Repression in Modern World
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolPolitical Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVasiliki Lazou
Course ID600014970

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities
Written assigments
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Enzo Traverso, Οι Ρίζες της Ναζιστικής Βίας, ελλ. εκδ. 2013 2. Eric Hobsbawm, Παγκοσμιοποίηση, Δημοκρατία και Τρομοκρατία, Θεμέλιο 2008
Additional bibliography for study
1. Michel Foucault, Επιτήρηση και τιμωρία. Η γέννηση της φυλακής, Πλέθρον, 2011 2. Μαρία Μαρκαντωνάτου, Το κράτος και το μονοπώλιο της βίας, Παπαζήσης, 2009 3. Agamben Giorgio, Κατάσταση εξαίρεσης, Πατάκης, 2007 4. Robert Paxton, Η ανατομία του φασισμού, Κέδρος, 2006 5. Λάμπρος Φλιτούρης, Η εξάπλωση της Ευρώπης στον κόσμο 16ος-20ος αι., εκδ. Ασίνη 2014 6. Βασιλική Λάζου, Η επιβολή του κράτους. Ο εμφύλιος πόλεμος στη Λαμία, 1945-1949, Ταξιδευτής 2016 7. Tracy Lightcap, James P. Pfiffnσer (eds.) Examining Torture: Empirical Studies of State Repression, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014 8. Michael Otterman, American Torture: From the Cold War to Abu Ghraib and Beyond, Pluto Press City, 2007 9. Darius Rejali, Torture and Democracy Volume, Princeton University Press City, 2009 10. Richard Gott, Britain's Empire: Resistance, Repression and Revolt, Verso Books, 2012 11. Christian Davenport, State repression and the domestic democratic peace, Cambridge University Press, 2007 12. Geoffrey R. Skoll (auth.), Social Theory of Fear: Terror, Torture, and Death in a Post-Capitalist World, Palgrave Macmillan 2010 13. Geoffrey B. Robinson, The Killing Season: A History of the Indonesian Massacres, 1965–66, Princeton University Press 2018 14. Post R.C. (ed.), Censorship and Silencing. Practices of Cultural Regulation, Los Angeles 1998 15. Η λογοκρισία στην Ελλάδα, Π. Πετσίνη και Δ. Χριστόπουλος (επιμ.), Ίδρυμα Ρόζα Λούξεμπουργκ
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