Catalogue 2013 - 2014

POSC 312 Politics of Ethnic Conflict: Africa


3 cr.


POSC 101 or INST 101 or POSC 102 and junior standing.

Course Description

This is a study of the modern state in Africa, tracing it from colonial origins to the present with a focus on challenges of plural ethnic societies. Thematic content reflects the comparative influence of authoritarianism, and economic underdevelopment shared by all of these societies.