Middlebury
header image

PSCI0431A-F12

African Government
African Government

African Government
Sub-Saharan Africa has been described as being in a state of permanent crisis, a place where disorder and chaos reign and states are chronically weak. How do political systems form and thrive under such conditions? What accounts for their survival in the face of tremendous political, economic, and environmental challenges? We will investigate the distinctive characteristics of African political systems, the different governance models throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, and the types of public goods or public ills these systems have produced. We will also have the opportunity to more deeply appreciate the real-life consequences for displaced Africans through a service-learning component. 3 hrs. sem. (Comparative Politics)
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92695

Course

PSCI0431

All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

PSCI0431A-F12 Seminar (Horning)