POLS 402: Politics and Problems of Contemporary Africa (3) (S)
The course is a broad overview of politics and society in Africa. It is organized thematically to explore issues such as colonialism, ethnicity, nationalism, class, ideology, legitimacy, sovereignty, and democracy. Investigation of the role of the state in economic and political development, global political economy, international division of labor, international development, and the challenges and contradictory implications of globalization for Africa politics. No Prerequisite.