POLSCI 688 - Selected Topics in Political Science
Winter 2022, Section 012 - African Politics
Instruction Mode: Section 012 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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Details

Credits:
1.5
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course addresses some of the key theoretical debates and current empirical findings on political and economic development in Africa. Situating the study of Africa within the broader comparative politics literature, it will examine state formation during the colonial and post-colonial periods; institutional legacies and institutional change in contemporary Africa; and the challenges of economic development, growth, and social welfare in resource and non resource rich countries.

Course Requirements:

Evaluation will be based on contributions to class discussion, short response papers and a brief research design that addresses a central debate in the literature.

Schedule

POLSCI 688 - Selected Topics in Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
20633
Closed
0
 
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MW 12:30PM - 2:00PM
002 (SEM)
 In Person
21981
Open
9
 
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W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
29767
Open
1
 
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M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
004 (SEM)
 In Person
36044
Open
8
 
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M 4:00PM - 7:00PM
005 (SEM)
 In Person
36046
Open
10
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 2:00PM
006 (SEM)
 In Person
36048
Open
6
 
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Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (SEM)
 In Person
36050
Open
8
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
008 (SEM)
 In Person
36291
Open
38
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
36292
Open
11
 
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
010 (SEM)
 In Person
37127
Open
9
 
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M 2:30PM - 5:30PM
011 (SEM)
 In Person
37451
Open
10
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 2:00PM
012 (SEM)
 In Person
37555
Open
11
 
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M 4:00PM - 7:00PM
013 (SEM)
 In Person
38491
Open
10
 
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M 1:00PM - 3:00PM

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