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PSC 407T - Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa

(3 units)
Explores historical, economic and social forces that have affected sub-Saharan states with attention to political development, conflict and democratization.

Prerequisite(s): PSC 211 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. recognize major themes in Africa’s political history that explain Africa’s current governance problems.
2. identify and analyze the major problems in creating and sustaining political order in African states.
3. analyze the role of the military in African politics.
4. describe the problems of sustaining democracy in African states.
5. evaluate how ethnicity, race and class affect African politics and conflict.


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