African Politics

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Units: 
4
Number: 
146A
CCN: 
71814
Times: 
MW 5-630
Location: 
2060 Valley LSB
Course Description: 

This course introduces students to the study of contemporary African politics. It provides an overview of theories explaining the emergence of authoritarian and democratic regimes as well as the sources of political instability and violence across the region. The course enables students to use different types of empirical evidence to assess competing theories in accounting for the varied experiences of African countries.

Subfield: Comparative Politics

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