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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
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POL 262 - African Politics

4 credits (Spring)
The major events and themes in the study of politics in sub-Saharan Africa. Part 1 is historical. We travel through pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial histories to understand Africa’s present political landscape. Part 2 is thematic. We use this historical knowledge to answer major questions in African politics concerning: political order, the strength of states, political economy of development, political culture, ethnicity, and gender.

Prerequisite: POL 101 .
Instructor: Driscoll