Five College Consortium

Globalization in Africa

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Political Science
Course Number: 
240
Institution: 
Amherst College

[IL] This course will explore contemporary globalization in Sub-Saharan Africa and its effects on political change. Departing from the macro-perspective of Africa's marginalized role in the global economy, this course will focus on the ways that international forces and new technologies are affecting citizens and countries on the continent. Through country case studies and reviews of current events in Africa, the course will explore a diverse set of topics including technological change and development, immigration, art and culture, foreign aid, and China's role in Africa. The course will attempt to highlight the new opportunities for citizens as well as the challenges that remain for African countries in the globalized world.

Limited to 18 students. Spring semester. Visiting Assistant Professor Dendere.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
POSC-240-01-1718S

Course Sections

Globalization in Africa
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Chipo Dendere cdendere@amherst.edu TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM CONV 302