Five College Consortium

CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Government
Course Number: 
227
Institution: 
Smith College
This survey course examines the ever-changing political and economic landscape of the African continent. The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the unique historical, economic and social variables that shape modern African politics, and introduces students to various theoretical and analytical approaches to the study of Africa’s political development. Central themes include the ongoing processes of nation-building and democratization, the constitutional question, the international relations of Africa, issues of peace and security, and Africa’s political economy. Enrollment limited to 35.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
30514-S18

Course Sections

CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Kim Dionne kdionne@smith.edu TTh 01:00-02:50 CAPENA