Peter Ekeh. 1975. ―Colonialism and the Two Publics in Africa: A Theoretical Statement,‖ Comparative Studies in Society and History 17 (1): 91-112.
Widner, Jennifer A. 1994. ―Political Reform in Anglophone and Francophone African Countries.‖ In Economic Change and Political Liberalization in Sub-Saharan Africa, ed. Jennifer A. Widner. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 49-79.
Countries for Final Paper Assigned
WEEK 3 – September 14
National Independence Movements
(September 13 – Last Day of Schedule Adjustment for Fall 2010)
Schraeder, Peter J. 2000. African Politics and Society: A Mosaic in Transformation. Boston: Bedford/St Martin’s, chapter 4.
Thomson, Alex. 2010. An Introduction to African Politics, 3rd Edition. New York: Routledge, chapter 3.
Robert Bates. 1983. Protest,‖ in
The Commercialization of Agriculture and the Rise of Rural Political
Essays on the Political Economy of Rural Africa. New York: Cambridge University Press, chapter 4.
WEEK 4 – September 21
The State in Africa
Thomson, Alex. 2010. An Introduction to African Politics, 3rd Edition. New York: Routledge, chap 6
Dowden, Richard. 2009. Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles. New York: Public Affairs, chapter 4.
Herbst, Jeffrey I. 2000. States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control. Princeton: Princeton University Press, Chapters 1 & 4