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INTS 251: Government and Politics of Africa

Term: Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F9

An introduction to the complexity of the African political and socio-economic mosaic. The course examines the political, economic, and
social transitions on the continent since the 1960s with particular focus on issues of governance and socio-economic development in
selected countries. The role of both external and internal factors in shaping these political and social dynamics provides the theoretical
focus for an investigation of present political economy and future possibilities.

Prerequisites: none.