POL301Y1: Government and Politics in Africa

Hours: 
48L

The continuing relevance of pre-colonial Africa; the nature and legacy of colonial rule; African nationalism and the consolidation of power in the newly-independent states; government, party and the people; the role of the military; national integration; dependency and neo-colonialism; socialism and development; democracy and human rights.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 POL credit

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