JPR374H1: Religion and Power in the Postcolony


This course examines the role of a variety of religious forms and spiritual practices in the politics of postcolonial societies, tracing their genealogies from the colonial period to the present. Cases taken principally from Africa and Asia. (Given by the Departments of Political Science and Religion)


1.0 POL 200-level credit/1.5 full course equivalents in Religious Studies

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)