POE-368 African Political Economy

This course examines trends in African political economy with particular attention to Sub-Saharan regions. Beginning with the pre-colonial era, the course moves through colonialism, independence, and the Cold War era before examining contemporary issues such as corruption, resource management, and economic development. By examining Africa through a comparative lens, the course seeks to present a balanced assessment of historical legacies, present successes,ongoing problems, and prospects for the future. Prerequisites: POE-120, POE-263, POE-250, POE-299


3 credits


POE-120, POE-263, POE-250,and POE-299 must be completed prior to registering for this course.