NS3311 Government and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

This course is designed for graduate students with little or no background in the study of African government and politics. It introduces students to the main structures and processes of contemporary African politics, and to important theoretical debates in the field of African studies. The emphasis is less on formal institutions of government and more on the informal practices that compromise the primary arena of African government and politics. Prerequisites: None.

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  • As Required