Gov&Pol West Africa

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Political Science

Course Number: 
346
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Comparison of political economy of four former British colonies of West Africa: Nigeria, Ghana, the Gambia and Sierra Leone. Difficulties of nation-state formation, the politics of the military state, role of governments in promoting, altering or retarding economic growth; impact of IMF and other external institutions on development processes. The Gambia as deviate case: liberalism and electoral politics examined. Recommended: POLISCI 111.
Comments: 

Open to Undergraduate Seniors & Juniors only.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
21240

Course Sections

Gov&Pol West Africa
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Carlene Edie

M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM