POLS 348 - Politics and Development in Africa (4)

This course surveys the organization and diversity of African states, especially in the post-colonial period. Topics include: the impact of European colonialism and neocolonialism, nationalism and revolution, problems of nationhood and governance, ethnic conflict, obstacles to sustainable economic development, political change in South Africa, emerging democracy movements throughout the continent, and U.S. policy towards the region. Offered every other year.