Identity Politics: Class
Schraeder, Peter J. 2000. African Politics and Society: A Mosaic in Transformation. Boston: Bedford/St Martin’s, pages 112-129.
Thomson, Alex. 2010. An Introduction to African Politics, 3rd Ed. New York: Routledge, Chapter 5.
Sklar, Richard. 1979. ―The Nature of Class Domination in Africa‖ Journal of Modern African Studies: 531-52.
Lofchie, Michael. 1972. ―The Ugandan Coup: Class Action by the Military.‖ Journal of Modern African Studies 10 (May): 19-35.
Final Paper Outline due
WEEK 8 – October 19
The Causes of Economic Stagnation in Africa
Cooper, Frederick. 2002. Africa since 1940: The Past of the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, interlude and chapter 5, pp. 85-132.
Meredith, Martin. 2005. ―The Lost Decade.‖ In The Fate of Africa. New York: Public Affairs, ch. 22.
Collier, Paul and Jan Willem Gunning, ―Why Has Africa Grown Slowly?‖ Journal of Economic
Perspectives 13, pp. 3-22.
Nkrumah, Kwame. 1965. Neo-Colonialism: the Last Stage of Imperialism. London: Nelson, pp. 239-259.
Film: Our Friends At the Bank
WEEK 9 – October 26
The Politics of Aid and Debt in Africa / Review for Midterm
Moyo, Dambisa. 2009. Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, entire book.