NS4313 Government and Security in West Africa

This course introduces students to government and politics in West Africa, with an emphasis on political, economic, and social change since the end of the Cold War. Why are some countries in the subregion making peaceful progress toward democratic consolidation while others are dissolving into violent conflict? How does the coexistence of zones of conflict and peace affect regional security? Prerequisites: None.

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  • As Required