[POLS 248] Contemporary African Politics

Guides students through the struggle for democratization and economic development from the post-independence era to the present day. Examines the major factors that shape African politics—the state; social groups; politics of identity [gender/ethnicity/class]; international donors; and financial institutions.

Course Title

Contemporary African Politics

Course Code

POLS 248




Prerequisite: Political Science 130 or 160 or consent of instructor.


Offered even years, spring semester.

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