AADS 3315 Africa and the World (Spring: 3 )
This course seeks to provide an introduction to key concepts, theoretical debates and analytical tools in comparative politics with a special focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. It is designed to increase your knowledge and critical thinking skills by examining and comparing a variety of different systems of government on the African continent. Using the comparative method, the course prepares you to answer some important questions about politics, such as: Why are certain countries better governed than others? Why do some states become democracies while others remain authoritarian?, and What is the relationship between a type of political regime and economic development?
Instructor(s): Aberra Tesfay
Last Updated: 07-Dec-13