Government 247 - International Relations in Africa
Internatnl Relations in Africa
Anna Kapambwe Mwaba
W 1:20 PM - 2:35 PM; M 1:40 PM - 2:55 PM
This course provides an introduction to the international relations of contemporary Africa. It explores how Africa has redefined our understanding of international relations and its role as a global actor. Core themes include the politics of post-independence international alignments, the external causes and effects of authoritarian rule, and the continent's role in the global political economy. The course concludes with a consideration of pressing current issues on the African continent, including state failure, health interventions, issues of peace and security, and China’s growing economic and political influence. Designation: International Relations.
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.