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PSC 2381 : Comparative Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 21:37:45 GMT
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Political Science (PSC)
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AFST-BA: Africana Studies
AS-BA: Asian Studies
: Political Science
PSAGE-BAMPS: Political Science - Advocacy in the Global Environment
PSC-BA: Political Science
PSC-BS: Political Science
PSPP-BA: Political Science (Public Policy Focus)
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PSC 2482 : African International Politics
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Political Science (PSC)
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Comparative Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa
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Comparative analysis of political systems in selected countries of Sub-Saharan Africa.
• Students will be able to engage critically in policy and academic debates about politics in Africa.
• Students will understand and be able to assess the utility and limitations of the dominant
theoretical approaches to politics in Africa.
• Students will gain expertise in the politics of one African country.
• Students will be able to identify the sources of a policy challenge in Africa and make policy
recommendations to different international actors.
• Students will be better able to work collaboratively in a team on a difficult policy problem.
• Students will be better able to communicate their ideas in oral presentations and in writing.
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Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
GWSB-Foreign Cultures Option
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
ESIA-CPESS Conc (2010)
ESIA-Intl Dev Conc (2010)
ESIA-CPESS Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Intl Dev Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Intl Pol Conc (Pre 2010)
ESIA-Africa Conc (2010)
ESIA-RegFound Africa (2010)
ESIA-Africa Conc (Pre 2010)
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives
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