POL 438/538 Africa in the Global Economy (3)

The interactions of politics and economics in sub-Saharan Africa. Attention to relationships between domestic African economies and the global economy, particularly how these affect patterns of economic and social development, inequality, and political conflict. Exploration of efforts at African political and economic renewal, development efforts to overcome economic, social and political challenges, and the role of international economic institutions.

Prerequisites: (438) POL 338 or permission of instructor; (538) graduate standing. Cross-listed with BWS.

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