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African Politics

Semester
Instructor(s)
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