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Grade Distribution

Midterm:

30 points

Research Paper (Country Report): 35 points

Final Exam: 35 points

NOTE: Final grades will not be changed unless there is an error in computation.

VI. SCHEDULE AND OUTLINE

WEEK 1 August 31

The Diversity of African Politics

Chazan, Naomi. 1999. ―The Diversity of African Politics: Trends and Approaches,‖ in Politics and Society in Contemporary Africa, 3rd edition, eds Naomi Chazan et al., Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, pp. 5-14. On Elms Blackboard.

Dowden, Richard. 2009. Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles. New York: Public Affairs, chapter 1.

Schraeder, Peter J. 2000. African Politics and Society: A Mosaic in Transformation. Boston: Bedford/St Martin’s, chapter 1.

Recommended:

  • Africa: The Heart of the Matter,‖ The Economist, 13 May 2000.

Pakenham, Thomas. 1991. ―Introduction,‖ in The Scramble for Africa, 1876-1912. New York: Random House, pp. xxi-xxiii.

WEEK 2 September 7

The Legacy of Colonialism

Thomson, Alex. 2010. An Introduction to African Politics, 3rd Edition. New York: Routledge, chapter 2.

Herbst, Jeffrey I. 2000. States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Chapters 2 & 3.

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