Fall/Winter Timetable

POL309H1S L0101

Contemporary African Politics: Dynamics and Challenges


This course explores the main drivers of political organization and change in contemporary Africa, focusing on how national, regional, and international factors shape institutions, patterns of participation and political change. It considers major scholarly debates in the study of African politics and political economy and develops analytical skills for the comparative study of this diverse continent.

Format and Requirements

This is a lecture with a significant discussion segment.


1.0 credit in POL/ JPA/ JPF/ JPI/ JPR/ JPS/ JRA courses