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Fall 2019 Political Science GU4496 section 001
CONTEMPORARY AFRICAN POLITICS

Call Number 99799
Day & Time
Location
MW 2:40pm-3:55pm
337 Seeley W. Mudd Building
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Department
Instructor Kimuli Kasara
Type LECTURE
Method of Instruction Classroom
Course Description This course aims to teach students what, if any, answers social scientists have to the questions that concern anyone with an interest in African politics: 1) Why have democratic governments flourished in some countries and not others? 2) What institutions may enable Africans to hold their leaders accountable? 3) How do people participate in politics? 4) In what ways do aspiring African political leaders build public support? 5) To what extent does persistent poverty on the continent have political causes? and 6) Why is violence used to resolve some political disputes and not others?
Web Site Vergil
Department Political Science
Enrollment 23 students (33 max) as of 12:34PM Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Subject Political Science
Number GU4496
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Schools of the Arts, Barnard College, Columbia College, Engineering:Undergraduate, Engineering:Graduate, GSAS, Global Programs, General Studies, SIPA, Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20193POLS4496W001

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