* POL 366 (SA) Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit
Politics in Africa
Sample reading list:
Bates, Markets & States in Tropical Africa
Sen, Poverty & Famines
Achebe, Anthills of the Savannah
Herbst, States and Power in Africa
Widner, Building the Rule of Law
Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom
See instructor for complete list
Uses history, biography, film, and novels as well as more conventional political science texts. The reading load varies with the type of material but generally runs 150-200 pages per week. Writing assignments are short papers that focus on data analysis, legal reasoning, and other important skills. Each paper counts 20%. There will be a final paper that uses data that the teaching staff will provide.
Take Home Final Exam - 25%
Quizzes - 5%
Papers - 60%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
No previous knowledge of Africa is required..
Films available outside of class time.
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