INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE

SISU-471
Topics in Africa (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics focusing on Africa. May be taken A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-211.

SISU-471
001
INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Africa (3)

State and Society in Africa

This course explores the politics, economics, and society of sub-Sahara Africa in comparative perspective. It analyzes issues such as the nature of African state building, the elusiveness of economic development, when democracy emerges and why it is sustained. The readings encourage critical thinking about enduring impact of historical and social contexts, utilizing evidence from case studies, regional trends, and broader comparative theories. Meets with SIS-654 001.